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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.

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.


Fast track is headed back to the Senate. 

June 22, 2015

Activists manage to convince the House of Representatives to reject fast-track of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Friday but the fight isn't over.

June 17, 2015

Walmart's sustainability record is anything but ethical.

June 5, 2015

We have a real chance to stop a trade deal that threatens to be disastrous for the environment, jobs, and Internet freedom. 

June 3, 2015

Senate cloture vote limits debate, restricts amendments and erects another barrier to honest discourse about trade policy.

May 21, 2015

“We need to get started fixing all this,” says Wisconsin progressive.

May 14, 2015

The president’s suggestion that his critics do not understand trade issues is “absolutely inaccurate.”

May 11, 2015

How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.

April 29, 2015

This is the time to break with Obama, and her own past, by siding with labor, environmentalists, human rights activists.

April 17, 2015

Workers’ willingness to take direct action could stem from a recognition that the golden era of Chinese manufacturing is on the wane.

April 9, 2015