Historic Wins for Democracy and Rights in El Salvador

Historic Wins for Democracy and Rights in El Salvador

There have been two giant wins for democracy, human rights, and the environment in an unlikely spot: the small, embattled nation of El Salvador. What lessons can be learned, and can nations and activists build on these two victories?

A Wake-Up Call For Trump’s Trade Agenda

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.

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.

Missing the Mark on Climate Justice

Missing the Mark on Climate Justice

There’s an opportunity now to link racial, economic, and climate justice issues and galvanize a larger audience, Janet Redman told the Real News Network.

Haiti’s Hard Place

Haiti’s Hard Place

Foreign-funded mining operations may not be enough to alleviate the scourges of cholera, displaced people, and corrupt leaders.

Latin America Rises Up

Latin America Rises Up

Join IPS Associate Fellow, Manuel Pérez-Rocha as he presents at Left Forum 2013 on resistance to mega mining across the Americas.