Tagged: Trade Agreements
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
Large corporations — particulaly in oil, gas, mining, and land acquisition — dominate the table alongside the U.S. government in the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
If increased trade to Africa is to benefit the continent's youth, democracy must go hand-in-hand with development.
Representatives from IPS and other environmental and public policy organizations hold meeting at Canadian Embassy to say, "Tell Pacific Rim to stop bullying El Salvador."
Neither foreign investors nor unelected tribunals deserve the power to trump democratically elected leaders.
IPS Director John Cavanagh will participate in a protest outside the Vancouver headquarters of Pacific Rim today.
I hate to break it to the Tea Partiers, but their presidential idol was less of a free-market hardliner in trade negotiations than Barack Obama.
In our globalized financial system, chaos in one part of the world can be devastating for businesses and workers elsewhere.
Top 10 changes to reduce threats to the public interest.