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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.

Mexico's troubles illustrate the destructive effects of NAFTA's neoliberal economics.

The economic crisis was caused by world trade imbalances just as much as domestic problems.

As Bush and Paulson throw money at the problem, Obama is moving rapidly to adapt to the crisis that awaits the next president.

As the planet is rocked by multiple shocks, here's a look at how disaster capitalists are reaping the benefits--leveraging the Iraq War, the push for arctic drilling and the global food crisis.

Protesters decry high food prices--and the savage cost of "free trade" agreements.

Blogs

The head of the Bank of England now says bankers’ lies about interest rates “meet my definition of fraud.” Will US officials finally crack down?

July 17, 2012

Bernie Sanders is right: The US Olympic Committee's decision to have uniforms manufactured outside the United States is “symbolic of a disastrous trade policy.”

July 12, 2012

If nothing changes, the financial crisis in Greece could bring down the Eurozone and damage the US economy.

May 21, 2012

Vermont senator sees in European results a message that “will be echoed” in the United States.

May 7, 2012

National Nurses United and the AFL-CIO have been urging the White House to stop opposing a global financial transactions tax. It’s working.

November 3, 2011

The church has proposed a financial transaction tax in order to steer the economy “towards achieving the common good.” Is that class warfare?

October 29, 2011

Right-wing group pressures Republicans to oppose any effort to impose tariffs on countries that manipulate currency in order to achieve economic dominance.

September 29, 2011

Standard & Poor’s is trying to set the parameters of political debate in America. That should offend everyone—no matter what their party, no matter what their ideology.

August 6, 2011

Can a country continue to innovative if it’s not making the stuff it innovates?

February 14, 2011

As President Hu arrives to meet Obama, the White House ought to look inward at America's own failings, not bash Beijing.

January 18, 2011