By the time my dystopian future novel went to print, much of that future had become the present.
IPS Associate Fellow, Manuel Pérez-Rocha of our Global Economy project will offer his valuable perspective on the impacts of International Investment Agreements (IIAs) on the domestic laws and policies of state parties.
A new book from veteran researcher Dean Baker looks at the rigged rules that drive wealth to concentrate in fewer and fewer hands.
Looking for a place to escape from President Trump? You’re running out of options.
In the second issues of the International Review of Contemporary Law, dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter, Phyllis Bennis writes about the Paris climate talks, the UN, terrorism, and the global war on terror.
Far-right nationalists and neoliberal capitalists will survive the demise of institutions like the EU. What about the rest of us?
If the U.S. and China think they can grow at each other’s expense, they’re snookering themselves.
IPS’ Global Economy and Foreign Policy In Focus projects co-sponsor this a shocking exposé of how pharmaceutical companies use patent law to keep profits unconscionably high even at the expense of peoples’ lives.
Join IPS Global Economy project and co-sponsors for a forum examining 20 years of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
A teach-in and lobby skill-share session about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and what you can do to impact the biggest trade deal ever.
Come to this brown bag session that will be an introduction to the World Bank and IMF with IPS experts John Cavanaugh and Emira Woods.
Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.
Damage from 20 years of NAFTA shows us why latest trade deal must be stopped. Free trade creates rich people, poor communities.
The Landau film for the month of November shows how foreign investment in export factories distort both the culture and environment and how the people of Tepoztlan, Mexico confronted federal troops to stop such injustice.
The volatility of exchange rates wouldn’t be nearly as damning were developing nations able to borrow in their own currency.