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Major Summit Could Put World's Poorest Inhabitants on Corporate Chopping Block
Posted on: Dec 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet
The ministerial meetings for the WTO must deliver on food security and development for the world's poor.
Huge International Coalition Calls for a Big Change to WTO Agenda
Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Negotiations in the WTO are heating up – and they are going badly.
Investing in Agriculture in Developing Countries: The Whole World Says Yes, But the WTO Says No
Posted on: Mar 31, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Changes in global trade rules are needed to allow developing countries to invest in agricultural production.
Impasse: Are We Nearing the End of the Corporate Globalization Era?
Posted on: Aug 20, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The failure to expand the WTO shows that the ideology of "free trade" has lost its luster.
Dems Had Better Listen to the Public's Anger Over Our Failed Trade Policy
Posted on: Feb 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet
In November, American voters sent a strong message that said they're fed up with the status quo on U.S. trade policy. But will the newly emergent Dems listen?
Corporate Globalization in Crisis
Posted on: Dec 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet
The potential failure of the WTO meetings in Hong Kong may well spell the end of the corporate-controlled trade agreements.
Investigating Pat Robertson
Posted on: Aug 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet
His frightening public call to assassinate Hugo ChÃ¡vez is consistent with the U.S. government's hostile stance toward Venezuela -- but that doesn't mean it should go unpunished.
CAFTA: Democracy Sold Out
Posted on: Jul 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet
The trade bill was approved by a razor-thin margin, and it's sparking dramatic protests -- and progressives' ire. Did it pass on merit, or pork barrel politics?
Yes to Democracy, No to Free Trade
Posted on: May 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet
If the U.S. wants to be received as a partner in the Americas, we could start by developing a trade policy that benefits not just U.S. corporate interests, but the vast majority of poor workers and farmers in Latin America.
Collateral Damage Made Real
Posted on: Dec 12, 2001, Source: AlterNet
A visit to refugee camps in Afghanistan and Pakistan indicates what the future holds for post-war Afghanistan.
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