With a little good faith, liberals and conservatives can work together to tackle the real issues putting the American Dream out of reach.
A new book from veteran researcher Dean Baker looks at the rigged rules that drive wealth to concentrate in fewer and fewer hands.
After Seven Years and Millions of Dollars, Decision Announced in Pac Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador
Coalition of Groups State “There Are No Winners,” Investor-State Arbitration Subverts Democracy
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.
A Mexican fair trade activist offers lessons from NAFTA.
A foreign policy framework based on ‘No wars for the billionaire class’
The TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations—just ask Pope Francis.
Two decades of high costs for Mexico’s agriculture, economy, families, and environment
As President Obama tries to save the Trans-Pacific Partnership this week, debates over the goals of free trade intensifies.
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.
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.
Damage from 20 years of NAFTA shows us why latest trade deal must be stopped. Free trade creates rich people, poor communities.
Washington should recognize that Latin America is experimenting with new political and economic models to reduce the region’s traditional poverty and inequality.
Part 1 of an interview with “Drug War Mexico” co-author Peter Watt.
Re-posted with permission from Embassy Magazine: Vancouver-based mining company Pacific Rim is butting heads with the government of El Salvador.