Stories by Deborah James

Deborah James is the director of international programs at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC (www.cepr.net). She facilitates the WTO campaign of OWINFS (Our World Is Not for Sale) global civil society network. subscribe to Deborah James's feed

Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Negotiations in the WTO are heating up – and they are going badly.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Changes in global trade rules are needed to allow developing countries to invest in agricultural production.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The failure to expand the WTO shows that the ideology of "free trade" has lost its luster.

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?

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.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

His frightening public call to assassinate Hugo Chávez is consistent with the U.S. government's hostile stance toward Venezuela -- but that doesn't mean it should go unpunished.

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?

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.

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.