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

Heck-of -a-Job Myers? Heck-of -a-Job Myers?

The ICE chief's comments about immigration and unions raise troubling questions. Congress should seek answers.

Jan 3, 2007 / Feature / Rick Perlstein

Recognizing Labor Recognizing Labor

Unions are pushing hard for the new Congress to ease the process of organizing labor by passing the Employee Free Choice Act.

Dec 17, 2006 / Editorial / The Editors

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

Draining the Gene Pool Draining the Gene Pool

A plant gene that could protect organic crops from contamination from genetically engineered seeds is out of reach to most organic farmers, thanks to an agribusiness patent.

Dec 4, 2006 / Feature / Lisa M. Hamilton