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Economy

Economy news and analysis from The Nation

  • December 2, 1999

    Trade Wars, Trade Truths

    Here's a might-have-been for you.

    Alexander Cockburn

  • November 25, 1999

    Insider Enrichment

    When the Clinton Administration privatized the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) last year, critics warned that the new company would seek to back out of a historic but unprofitable dea

    Ken Silverstein and Ian Urbina

  • November 18, 1999

    Whose Trade?

    PARTICIPANTS IN THE FORUM

    Walden Bello, author of Dark Victory: The United States and Global Poverty (Food First), is executive director of the Bangkok-b

    Various Contributors

  • November 18, 1999

    States’ Rights and the WTO

    The World Trade Organization imposes obligations on state and local governments that limit their ability to protect consumers, establish environmental standards and undertake economic stimulus in

    Dennis Kucinich

  • November 18, 1999

    Sen’s Sensibility

    Some years ago, I had the good fortune to befriend an extended family who lived in a poor shantytown in the southern reaches of Santiago, Chile.

    James North

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  • November 18, 1999

    Global Is as Global Does?

    If one wants to understand what all the fuss is about as the World Trade Organization holds its ministerial conference, Ethan Kapstein's Sharing the Wealth: Workers and the World Economy,

    Mark Levinson

  • November 11, 1999

    Microsoft’s Fatal Error

    Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's factual findings in United States v. Microsoft, released November 5, spell the doom of Microsoft as we have known it.

    Eben Moglen

  • November 4, 1999

    Debt: Just Forget It

    For two decades the International Monetary Fund and its major client, the US Treasury, have made privatization, austere social budgets and market deregulation conditions of loans to the world's p

    Jeff Faux

  • October 21, 1999

    George W. Bush: Calling for Philip Morris

    The Nation Institute's Investigative Fund provided research support.

    Bob Dreyfuss

  • October 14, 1999

    Labor’s Labors

    Marking the fourth year of president John Sweeney's tenure, the 13-million-member AFL-CIO had much to celebrate at its biennial convention in Los Angeles in mid-October.

    the Editors

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