The new Republican majority could complicate Obama's efforts to move forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
IPS’ Global Economy project and others hold a congressional briefing 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.
El Salvador's Deputy Attorney for the Human Rights Ombudsman Office joins a roundtable discussion on the impact and issues on mining.
Activists are challenging rules that grant corporations the right to sue governments.
The U.S. needs to come up with a new and different Pacific pivot that places peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula at the top of the list of priorities.
Nearly 20 years since NAFTA went into effect, its empty promises have been laid bare for the people of Mexico.
The Obama administration's trade negotiators are quietly selling out workers and the environment in a massive Bush-style trade agreement.
The United States is leading the way to another corporate-friendly free-trade agreement, and it's bringing its NAFTA partners along for the ride.
Japan is about to replace its nuclear plants with something just as risky.
If NAFTA is any indication, the TPPA will open up the islands of the South Pacific to tremendous exploitation.