Global Organizations

It Should Be Late, It Was Never Great It Should Be Late, It Was Never Great

Khrushchev wrote in his incomparable memoirs that Soviet admirals, like admirals everywhere, loved battleships because they could get piped aboard in great style amid the respect...

Dec 4, 2003 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

A High-Level Food Fight A High-Level Food Fight

The so-called clash of civilizations is not limited to militant Islam against superpower Christianity, nor to wealthy nations opposed by a multitude of poor ones.

Oct 16, 2003 / Feature / William Greider

Collapse in Cancún Collapse in Cancún

The movement against corporate globalization has made impressive strides. Now it needs to think carefully about what it stands for.

Oct 10, 2003 / Feature / Doug Henwood

Bush the Misleader Bush the Misleader

He's still misleading. Speaking at the United Nations on September 23, George W.

Sep 25, 2003 / Editorial / The Editors

A New Start in Cancún A New Start in Cancún

The collapse of the WTO talks in Cancún is in fact a profoundly hopeful turn of events. The developing nations have found their voice--and power.

Sep 18, 2003 / Editorial / The Editors

Toward a Global Parliament Toward a Global Parliament

An institution representing citizens, not states, would advance world democracy.

Sep 4, 2003 / Feature / Richard Falk and Andrew Strauss

Marching on Cancún Marching on Cancún

Peasants, punks, students, green activists, union workers, social leaders and many more will meet in Cancún to say no to the WTO. The Zapatista Army has also announced i...

Sep 4, 2003 / Feature / Tania Molina Ramírez

Behind Globalization’s Glitz Behind Globalization’s Glitz

In 'the other' Cancún, tourist-industry workers live in poverty and squalor.

Sep 4, 2003 / Feature / Marc Cooper

Why the WTO Is Going Nowhere Why the WTO Is Going Nowhere

The system itself is broken.

Sep 4, 2003 / Feature / William Greider

Handmaid in Babylon: The UN’s Decline and Fall Handmaid in Babylon: The UN’s Decline and Fall

"One has to be careful," said United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan in late August, "not to confuse the UN with the US." If the Secretary General had taken his own advice...

Aug 28, 2003 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

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