Global Organizations

On the Fading of the Euro Dream On the Fading of the Euro Dream

Momentum for the euro wanes. The krone is preferred by Danes. And recent surveys all have found That British voters love their pound. But, seeing this through New World eyes,...

Oct 5, 2000 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Iraq: What the Butler Saw Iraq: What the Butler Saw

At the beginning of September, Hans Blix, head of UNMOVIC, the latest UN commission for verifying Iraqi disarmament, poised to report his new team's readiness to go into Iraq.

Sep 7, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Ian Williams

The Intervention Blues The Intervention Blues

Perhaps one of the most fatuous theories ever promulgated was Francis Fukuyama's "End of History," put forth just as, in most parts of the world, history resumed its sanguinary p...

Apr 27, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Ian Williams

Humanitarian Intervention: A Forum Humanitarian Intervention: A Forum

Holly Burkhalter Holly Burkhalter has more than twenty years' experience in the human rights field.

Apr 20, 2000 / Feature / Various Contributors

Time to Rein in Global Finance Time to Rein in Global Finance

The financial crisis that collapsed Asian economies in mid-1997 and then bounced around the world was a distant sideshow to most Americans until it reached Wall Street.

Apr 5, 2000 / Feature / William Greider

The Pinochet Principle The Pinochet Principle

The arrest of Augusto Pinochet in England more than a year ago stunned the world and emboldened those seeking to bring dictators and war criminals to justice.

Feb 3, 2000 / Feature / Roane Carey

The Battle Beyond Seattle The Battle Beyond Seattle

A little broken glass in the streets of Seattle has transformed the World Trade Organization into a popular icon for the unregulated globalization that tramples human values on e...

Dec 9, 1999 / Editorial / William Greider

Democracy Bites the WTO Democracy Bites the WTO

Seattle was indeed a milestone for a new kind of politics. 

Dec 9, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors

Report From the Front Report From the Front

It is incredible here.

Dec 9, 1999 / Feature / Stephanie Greenwood

Trade Wars, Trade Truths Trade Wars, Trade Truths

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

Dec 2, 1999 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn