Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti
by Beverly Bell and Tory FieldDec 16, 2010
- Haitian farmers are resisting rice imports they say cripple their chances of real food security.
A Real Solution to Global Debt Crises
by Julia DowlingDec 02, 2010
- Why the world needs a fair and transparent process for dealing with debt.
Trick-or-Treat, In Reverse
by Christa HillstromOct 29, 2010
- This Halloween, a new breed of activists is coming to your door: They’re costumed, committed, and about four and a half feet tall.
Slavery Goes Public
by Christa HillstromOct 21, 2010
- Are the products you buy tainted by slavery and child labor? A new California law can help you find out.
Greek Mythology: The Real Story of the European Debt Crisis
by Walden BelloJul 20, 2010
- If ever there was a crisis created by global finance, Greece is suffering from it right now.
Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here
by Doudou Pierre with Beverly BellJun 15, 2010
- Haitians are working to make food sovereignty a key part of post-earthquake rebuilding.
Reining in Wall Street: Round 1
by Sarah AndersonMay 26, 2010
- Congress is about to pass the first financial reform bill after the meltdown, which includes small positive steps. But there are two key pieces of unfinished business.
Help for Haiti: Time for New Ideas
by Nikhil AzizMar 29, 2010
- International aid has increased Haiti's food dependency and undermined its democracy. How can the world help Haiti recover without repeating past mistakes?
A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti
by Beverly BellMar 04, 2010
- Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.
Economics & Solidarity in the 21st Century
by Grace Lee BoggsFeb 26, 2010
- A broken Haiti highlights the need for locally-rooted and resilient economies everywhere.
"Pro-poor" Relief for Haiti
by Kim EckartFeb 26, 2010
- In the aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake that is believed to have killed more than 150,000 people, a call is growing for more long-term, sustainable solutions, such as debt relief.
Cancel Haiti's Debt
by Sarah van GelderJan 27, 2010
- There's a growing movement to cancel Haiti's foreign debt as a way to return to the Haitian people the authority to rebuild their lives and their country.
How the Seattle WTO Protests Changed the World
Dec 14, 2009
- Video: United Steelworkers remember the union role in taking on the WTO.
Africa and the Economic Crisis
by Emira WoodsDec 09, 2009
- The recession creates an opportunity to challenge flawed existing models and assert new strategies for Africa's economic progress.
How to Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North
by Gopal Dayaneni, Mateo NubeDec 01, 2009
- Rich and poor countries are in this together. If either fails to step up, the planet is in trouble. A climate deal must take into account the Global North’s responsibility for nearly 70 percent of greenhouse pollution and the Global South’s need to move out of poverty. The North must cut back sharply on emissions while the South leapfrogs over the industrial age to clean-energy prosperity.