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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.

How "free trade" is destroying Third World agriculture--and who's fighting back.

Meet the new face of economic politics in post-NAFTA North Carolina.

We must rein in the global food giants who reap profits at the expense of the planet and the poor.

New Deal progressives believed the economy should exist to serve society, not the other way around.

Chinese hearts, minds and pocketbooks get a lot of attention from the Eastern and Western consumer markets.

An eviscerated Consumer Product Safety Commission means American children still face perils from their toys.

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Without serious reform, migrant fishers in Thailand will remain as disposable as fish bait.

March 2, 2015

Voting should have the power to begin the world over again.

January 28, 2015

The president wants to railroad through Congress a deal that threatens to undermine labor rights, restrict Internet freedom and push jobs overseas. 

January 26, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership might give corporations the ability to sue countries for “expected future profits.”

November 11, 2014

Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?

September 4, 2014

The president should be proposing new rules for importers who manufacture their products overseas, but don’t hold your breath.

April 23, 2014

Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme—like carbon trading—to pay for it.

April 11, 2014

The real goal of the TTIP is to weaken the power of citizens to defend themselves against corporate abuses.

March 24, 2014

Change won’t come to America’s broken immigration system from policymakers. It will come from organizers.

March 10, 2014

A new US trade representative is a former lobbyist pushing for limits on Internet freedom and draconian intellectual property policy.

February 27, 2014