Representatives Barney Frank and Sander Levin say that cannot support U.S. trade agreements unless the administration does more to protect governments from investor lawsuits.
Signs of China’s growing influence are inescapable in Cannes.
The first trade agreement to be negotiated by the Obama administration should allow governments to control volatile capital flows.
IPS and GDAE rebut U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, and other big business critics against capital controls.
En una carta entregada el 31 de enero, más de 250 economistas hacen un llamado urgente al gobierno de Obama para que reforme las reglas de comercio de los Estados Unidos que restringen el uso de controles de capital.
In our globalized financial system, chaos in one part of the world can be devastating for businesses and workers elsewhere.
While no panacea, they are legitimate policy tools for preventing and mitigating financial crises.
One world economy ready or not? FPIF columnist Walden Bello argues that globalization has reached its high-water mark and is receding.