How committed is the Biden administration to reshaping U.S. foreign policy to save the planet?
My participation in a session on climate and energy policy hosted by the Saudi government would have “greenwashed” the summit.
On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House’s powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.
Five years after the financial meltdown, the G20 continues promoting failed neoliberal policies that are condemning the world to a vicious cycle of crisis and environmental collapse.
Join us for a brown bag discussion of what’s been happening in Mexico. IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Pérez-Rocha and Media Relations Manager Lacy MacAuley were present for the Mexican elections.
As individuals with first-hand knowledge and significant experience in the financial industry, we urge you to introduce small financial transaction taxes (FTTs).
As Mexico becomes the G-20 chair for 2012, its embrace of a neoliberal agenda of deregulation and privatization show a poor track record on all the group’s goals.
This week leaders of the world’s largest economies once again missed an opportunity to actually do something on climate change.
The struggle to tax Wall Street moved forward in Cannes.
Major U.S. environment, development and faith groups call on President Obama not to block European countries’ progress toward a financial speculation tax at the G-20 Summit.
The 99 percent and the 0.001 percent agree on something, but the Obama administration is holding out.
Signs of China’s growing influence are inescapable in Cannes.
The nation’s nurses are calling for a tax on financial transactions to begin raising the revenue needed to fix the nation’s growing social crisis.
IPS is co-sponsoring this educational event on proposals to place small taxes on trades of stocks and other financial instruments as a way to generate massive revenues and discourage short-term speculation.
This article is part of the presentations for the seminar “RMALC: 20 years resisting and building alternatives to free trade.” A summary in English is followed by the original Spanish version, including hyperlinks.