Peace has descended on the most contentious point of conflict between East and West for the past six decades, the standoff between Taiwan and mainland China—but don’t expect the folks at the Pentagon or their military contractors to celebrate.
The bailout may stanch the bleeding for now, but if the EU does not strengthen economic governance and growth and work toward further political integration, new crises will erupt.
Globalization advocates must realize that they're dealing with a new world.
The "Seattle coalition" for fair trade has suffered some setbacks, but on the whole we have filled the political space we created in the tear gas and drizzle a decade ago.
In dozens of recent Congressional contests, fair traders have replaced free traders.
In Copenhagen, activists won't just say no--they will aggressively advance solutions that reduce emissions and narrow inequity.
G-20 protesters and Pittsburgh locals take a stand against the summit and the corporate globalization they feel it supports.
In heavily fortified Pittsburgh, protesters are kept isolated from local residents and from conference attendees.
Climate change groups occupy a central place among G-20 protests in Pittsburgh.
Even permitted demonstrators are subjected to unconstitutional search and seizure at the gathering of world leaders.