Our Society is Unequal By Design

Our Society is Unequal By Design

A new book from veteran researcher Dean Baker looks at the rigged rules that drive wealth to concentrate in fewer and fewer hands.

Free Trade’s Regulatory Chilling Effects

Free Trade’s Regulatory Chilling Effects

Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.

The Moral Case Against the TPP

The Moral Case Against the TPP

 The TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations—just ask Pope Francis.

Congressional Briefing: From NAFTA to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Congressional Briefing: From NAFTA to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

You’re invited to a congressional briefing with IPS’ Global Economy project and others on the 20th anniversary of NAFTA to reflect upon the agreement’s harmful effects on North American communities and the environment, and how negotiations for more free trade agreements threaten people everywhere.

NAFTA Pushes Many Mexicans to Migrate

NAFTA Pushes Many Mexicans to Migrate

Mexicans have little to celebrate as NAFTA turns 20 years old in 2014 – the destruction caused by the agreement continues to push many Mexicans to migrate to try to make a living.

Militarizing Latin America: Four More Years

Washington should recognize that Latin America is experimenting with new political and economic models to reduce the region’s traditional poverty and inequality.