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.
The World Trade Organization struggles for relevance in a world that embraces diversity.
The WTO should stop insisting on an out-of-date trade agenda. It should get back on track -- or get out of the way -- to support fresh approaches that bolster local food systems.
Government efforts to finance job creation and other public goods can clash with subsidies restrictions in trade agreements.
A new report finds that bans on capital controls are outdated and a hindrance to developing nations.
A civil society statement on the G20 summit from IPS Director John Cavanagh and coalition members.
This new book traces how the Battle of Seattle – informed by the Internet – helped consolidate a new global justice culture.
According to Mark Engler, the future of globalization is in question. Will the fight between "imperial globalization" and "corporate globalization" lead to the rise of democratic globalization"?
Will the WTOs Doha talks come back from the dead?
From the point of view of environmental sustainability, global trade has become deeply dysfunctional.