New Economy

Fair trade: for everyone's benefit
by Lilja Otto
The fair trade movement has forged direct, stable, democratic trade relations between producers and consumers
Book Review: Dilemmas of Domination by Walden Bello
by Saul Landau
Walden Bello, scholar activist, has written a manifesto on how globalization works and fails.
Film Review: The Take and Argentina: Hope in Hard Times
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Lisa Gale Garrigues reviews two films about Argentina during the economic crisis of 2002. Both films offer lessons in what ordinary people can do.
Zapatistas and the Globalization of Resistance
by Bill Weinberg
They launched their uprising as NAFTA took effect, brought activists together in the jungles of southern Mexico, and inspired a worldwide justice movement. Ten years later, the Zapatistas are still thinking global.
The Meaning of Cancun
by Walden Bello
WTO fifth ministerial: protest, Lee Kyung Hae, Group of 21, globalization
Book Review: Alternatives to Economic Globalization
by Wolfgang Sachs
Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Report of the International Forum on Globalization
This Is What Democracy Looked Like
by Amber Gallup
Amber Gallup reports from the IMF/World Bank protests in Washington, DC.
November 30 WTO Showdown
by Paul Hawken
The most dramatic confrontations took place on November 30 (N30), when thousands of protesters blocked WTO delegates from reaching the meeting. Author Paul Hawken was among them.
From the Trenches: Opening Day of the WTO Ministerial Meeting
by Tracy Rysavy
WTO On-Site Report, November 30, 1999 by Tracy Rysavy.
WTO Is Anti-Democratic, Anti-People, and Anti-Environment
by David C. Korten
Guest editorial on the Seattle WTO Protests, aired on KPLU, Tacoma, WA November 1999
Networking the Night Away: on the eve of the WTO
by Fran Korten
The Positive Futures Network's Reception on Sunday, November 28, on the eve of the World Trade Organization's meeting in Seattle.
WTO in Seattle: The Millennium Round or Turnaround?
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
The following is part of our series of commentaries on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.
... After Seattle?
by David C. Korten
The following is part of a series of commentaries by people associated with YES! magazine and Positive Futures Network on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.
A Perspective on 'The Battle of Seattle'
by Rod Arakaki
The following is part of a series of commentaries by people associated with YES! magazine and Positive Futures Network on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.
Notes from the Streets of Seattle
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
The following is part of a series of commentaries by people associated with YES! magazine and Positive Futures Network on the events unfolding in Seattle at the time of the World Trade Organization's meeting.