Robin Broad is a professor of international development at American University and co-author of Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match.

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How An International Grassroots Campaign Beat Metal Mining Corporations

Against overwhelming odds, El Salvador won its long battle for water.
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A Wake-Up Call For Trump's Trade Agenda

The investor-state provisions in NAFTA don't help workers. Instead, they hand enormous power to corporations to bully governments into undoing measures to protect workers, the environment, and public health.

Victory for El Salvador Serves as Encouragement for TPP Fight

In a tale of people power over corporate power, a tribunal has ruled against a global company in a case over mining rights.

El Salvador Ruling Offers a Reminder of Why the TPP Must Be Defeated

 Obama is waging a full-court press to pass the unpopular trade treaty after the November elections.

Who Killed Berta Cáceres and What Should the U.S. Do?

A culture of impunity, misguided U.S. policy that has pursued expediency above principle, and an unwillingness of Honduras' political elites to reform their institutions of justice and governance are all to blame.

Asia/Pacific, Global Governance/UN, International Financial Institutions, International Monetary Fund, Philippines, Trade, Trade Agreements, Trade and Environment, Trade and Labor, World Bank