Stories by Deborah James

Deborah James is the Director of International Programs for the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and a Board member of Global Exchange. subscribe to Deborah James's feed

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.