International trade

Lunar New Year Celebration

This Lunar New Year, Demand Solidarity This Lunar New Year, Demand Solidarity

As tension with China continues to mount, it’s time for Chinese Americans to become a more powerful force for progressive change.

Jan 24, 2020 / Tobita Chow

Bernie Sanders Won’t Play Your Game

Bernie Sanders Won’t Play Your Game Bernie Sanders Won’t Play Your Game

Instead of accepting Trump’s trade deal and compromises on saving the planet, Sanders said in Tuesday’s debate, “We need some corporate responsibility here.”

Jan 15, 2020 / John Nichols

The Global Garbage Economy Begins (and Ends) in This Senegalese Dump

The Global Garbage Economy Begins (and Ends) in This Senegalese Dump The Global Garbage Economy Begins (and Ends) in This Senegalese Dump

How Dakar’s trash depot became a battleground for Chinese industry, the World Bank, and Senegalese organized labor.

Dec 31, 2019 / Katie Jane Fernelius

RIP, World Trade Organization?

RIP, World Trade Organization? RIP, World Trade Organization?

The United States was hostile to the WTO for years. Then came Donald Trump.

Dec 9, 2019 / Todd N. Tucker

WTO Seattle Protest

20 Years After Seattle, the Clash of Globalizations Rages On 20 Years After Seattle, the Clash of Globalizations Rages On

Alter-globalization is back— but this time, it’s coming from both the left and the right.

Nov 29, 2019 / Quinn Slobodian

Can ‘Climate Sanctions’ Save the Planet?

Can ‘Climate Sanctions’ Save the Planet? Can ‘Climate Sanctions’ Save the Planet?

Economic pressure can be a force for environmental good—if it targets companies, not countries.

Nov 18, 2019 / Nicholas Mulder

Sunderland Brexit

Pro-Brexit Sentiment Is Still Strong in a Region That Stands to Lose the Most From It Pro-Brexit Sentiment Is Still Strong in a Region That Stands to Lose the Most From It

In Sunderland, which has borne austerity cuts on top of the ravages of a neoliberal economy, this is one more issue on which people’s voices aren’t being heard.

Nov 6, 2019 / Rachel Shabi

Cargo ship los angeles

Trump May Be Driving the Economy Into Recession Trump May Be Driving the Economy Into Recession

His reckless trade war is having a calamitous global impact—and he’s continuing his assault on the courts and the environment.

Oct 4, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

How Indigenous Mexicans Took on Big Energy and Won

How Indigenous Mexicans Took on Big Energy and Won How Indigenous Mexicans Took on Big Energy and Won

A natural gas pipeline was scheduled to go online in 2017, but TransCanada wasn’t counting on indigenous resistance.

Aug 12, 2019 / Martha Pskowski

Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren’s Trade Plan Empowers Workers, Not Corporations Elizabeth Warren’s Trade Plan Empowers Workers, Not Corporations

The Massachusetts senator’s latest plan is about power as much as policies.

Jul 31, 2019 / Todd N. Tucker

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