The United States never held a large number of direct colonies, a fact that has prompted many political leaders to declare it the great exception to colonialism.
The politics of trade will always contrive to decide the most fateful questions in private while leaving public debate to chew over narrow, derivative issues.
When we last visited New York Times foreign affairs pundit Thomas Friedman during last year's Seattle protests, he was attacking critics of the antidemocratic World Trade Organization as a
The turn of the millennium provided yet another occasion to celebrate a triumphant American Century.
The financial crisis that collapsed Asian economies in mid-1997 and then bounced around the world was a distant sideshow to most Americans until it reached Wall Street.
Seattle changed many things, and one of them is American labor. Nothing lifts the spirit or one's vision like winning.
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Walden Bello, author of Dark Victory: The United States and Global Poverty (Food First), is executive director of the Bangkok-b
Some years ago, I had the good fortune to befriend an extended family who lived in a poor shantytown in the southern reaches of Santiago, Chile.
If one wants to understand what all the fuss is about as the World Trade Organization holds its ministerial conference, Ethan Kapstein's Sharing the Wealth: Workers and the World Economy,
The World Trade Organization imposes obligations on state and local governments that limit their ability to protect consumers, establish environmental standards and undertake economic stimulus in