Economics

The Fair Trade Democrats The Fair Trade Democrats

In an interview with Senator Sherrod Brown, Nichols shows that the new Democrats are pursuing a new trade agenda.

Jan 18, 2007 / Video / John Nichols

A Globalization Offensive A Globalization Offensive

In 2007 Congress may get real on the fallacies and contradictions of global trade.

Jan 11, 2007 / Editorial / William Greider

Globalization with a Human Face Globalization with a Human Face

Globalization must not be allowed to become financial imperialism: Capitalism's strongest-takes-all rule must give way to one that ensures that the poor have a place and a piec...

Dec 11, 2006 / Editorial / Mohammad Yunus

Sweepstakes of Greed, 2006 Sweepstakes of Greed, 2006

It's getting close to New Year's and time for annual awards. And in the 2006 Sweepstakes of Greed, the winners are...

Dec 7, 2006 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman

The Plot Against Equality The Plot Against Equality

Walter Benn Michaels's The Trouble With Diversity challenges us to remove our race-tinted glasses and view the world in the class-based terms that, he argues, define it.

Dec 7, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Robert S. Boynton

Free-Trade Bondage in Jordan Free-Trade Bondage in Jordan

The Jordan-US free-trade agreement was supposed to be a labor-rights model. It's been a disaster.

Dec 7, 2006 / Feature / Kristen Gillespie

Show Me the Money Show Me the Money

A man can be rich, but only a nation can be wealthy. And if anyone suffers from poverty, our whole country bears the shame.

Dec 6, 2006 / Editorial / Walter Mosley

The ‘Seattle Senators’ The ‘Seattle Senators’

Newly elected advocates of fair trade in the House and Senate could reverse the free-trade absolutism of the Clinton and Bush years.

Dec 4, 2006 / Editorial / John Nichols

Friedman’s Cruel Legacy Friedman’s Cruel Legacy

Milton Friedman's free-market faith produced a bastardized system of interest-group politics that favors sectors of citizens at the expense of many others.

Nov 22, 2006 / Editorial / William Greider

Letter From Venezuela: The Land of Chavismo Letter From Venezuela: The Land of Chavismo

Although the United States itches to do away with Hugo Chávez, his socialist policies are alleviating poverty and earning the people's trust. To Bush's chagrin, the Venezuel...

Nov 16, 2006 / Feature / Chesa Boudin

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