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Slavery Goes Public Slavery Goes Public
by Christa Hillstrom
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 Greek Mythology: The Real Story of the European Debt Crisis
by Walden Bello
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 Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here
by Doudou Pierre with Beverly Bell
Haitians are working to make food sovereignty a key part of post-earthquake rebuilding.
Reining in Wall Street: Round 1 Reining in Wall Street: Round 1
by Sarah Anderson
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 Help for Haiti: Time for New Ideas
by Nikhil Aziz
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 A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti
by Beverly Bell
Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.
Economics & Solidarity in the 21st Century Economics & Solidarity in the 21st Century
by Grace Lee Boggs
A broken Haiti highlights the need for locally-rooted and resilient economies everywhere.
"Pro-poor" Relief for Haiti "Pro-poor" Relief for Haiti
by Kim Eckart
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 Gelder
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 How the Seattle WTO Protests Changed the World
Video: United Steelworkers remember the union role in taking on the WTO.
Africa and the Economic Crisis Africa and the Economic Crisis
by Emira Woods
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 How to Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North
by Gopal Dayaneni, Mateo Nube
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.
The "Battle in Seattle" at 10 The "Battle in Seattle" at 10
by Mark Engler
WTO+10: Did the 1999 protests against the World Trade Organization actually make a difference?
The WTO and the Myth of Activist Violence The WTO and the Myth of Activist Violence
by Rebecca Solnit
The people who have made our world through direct action have been treated as dangerous, even if they are revered when their radical acts are at a safe distance.
Waking Up to the Dangers of "Free Trade" Waking Up to the Dangers of "Free Trade"
by Fran Korten
WTO+10: When Fran Korten first started warning people about NAFTA, many had never heard of it. But the 1999 protests in Seattle showed that Americans were learning what many in the developing world had known for years: free trade agreements are not just esoteric rules about what goods can cross borders. They are about who rules—corporations or people.
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