President Obama has surpassed George W. Bush as a champion of globalization.
As Mexico becomes the G-20 chair for 2012, its embrace of a neoliberal agenda of deregulation and privatization show a poor track record on all the group’s goals.
The nomination of Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank meets with the approval of many opposed to globalization.
Even today, Sachs’s approach to development remains top-down and formulaic.
IPS economists join 100 colleagues across the world in advocating for governments’ right to use a proven tool against financial volatility.
As the climate changes, a deadly disease is on the rise.
Occupy Global Africa!
Challenges of a Pan African Vision for the 21st Century
Come to a presentation and discussion with Affiong L. Affiong, Executive Director of the Moyo Pan Afrikan Solidarity Centre based in Accra and London. In Washington DC for a national lecture and speaking tour in the USA to rebuilding bridges across the Atlantic, Affiong will address such questions as: What are the challenges of African people today, on the Continent and in the Diaspora? Where is the place of African people in the framework of the new world order? As we celebrate Black History Month in 2012, how do we prepare for the challenges which await us beyond the horizon?
A new report from the World Economic Forum that tries to make sense of the wave of protest and unrest sweeping the world may signal a new approach to global security in Western capitals.
Rumors of the anti-globalization movement’s death have been greatly exaggerated.
Call’s story, No Word for Welcome, invites readers into the homes, classrooms, storefronts, and fishing boats of the isthmus, as well as the mahogany-paneled high-rise offices of those striving to control the region. With timely and invaluable insights into the development battle, Call shows that the people who have suffered most from economic globalization have some of the clearest ideas about how we can all survive it.
The man who called NAFTA “devastating” and “a big mistake” on the campaign trail is promoting free-trade agreements.
The Republicans are scared of the world, and this drives their anti-government mania.
A limitless world of sweatshops isn’t good for anyone.
A debate on the motion that “Failed States are a Product of Modern Globalization.” Moderated by Foreign Policy magazine Editor-in-Chief Susan Glasser. Debaters include Col. John Agoglia (Ret.), Vice-President of IDS International; Emira Woods from the Institute for Policy Studies; Paul Wood, the President of Pax Mondial; and Dr. Arvind Subramanian of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
Since it is the 200th anniversary of the British Luddite protests this month, that movement has been getting some attention.