Nation Topics - Globalization
News and Features
The so-called bipartisan compromise on trade is a bad deal for all who seek to reform corporate-led globalization.
An unlikely dissident has proposed a new way to understand, and
reform, the world economy.
The World Social Forum marched into Nairobi full of conflict, action and ideas.
The majority of Americans support fair-trade policies--so why do mainstream pundits treat the idea with so much contempt?
South Korea is bristling over terms of the Bush Administration's proposed free-trade agreement, and so are progressives in Congress.
In 2007 Congress may get real on the fallacies and contradictions of global trade.
Globalization must not be allowed to become financial imperialism: Capitalism's strongest-takes-all rule must give way to one that ensures that the poor have a place and a piece of the action.
The Jordan-US free-trade agreement was supposed to be a labor-rights model. It's been a disaster.
As China's economy surges forward, so does the pileup of social
contradictions: pollution, migration, crime and family dysfunction.
What does it mean to be from a place? In Monica Ali's new novel, Alentejo Blue, the collision of locals, expatriates and tourists shatters any simple answers to the question.