Malaysian economist Martin Khor was one of the world’s leading advocates of policies to reduce economic disparities within and between nations.
Some economists worry the world has passed “peak globalization.” But that could be good for the planet.
In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have been actively organizing against the mining activities.
Walls are cropping up all over the world. But as with guns, the sense of safety and security that comes from a wall is almost entirely illusory.
The latest batch of nationalist and authoritarian leaders are beefing up their borders, but the proliferation of globalization isn’t stopping anytime soon.
By the time my dystopian future novel went to print, much of that future had become the present.
IPS Associate Fellow, Manuel Pérez-Rocha of our Global Economy project will offer his valuable perspective on the impacts of International Investment Agreements (IIAs) on the domestic laws and policies of state parties.
A new book from veteran researcher Dean Baker looks at the rigged rules that drive wealth to concentrate in fewer and fewer hands.
Looking for a place to escape from President Trump? You’re running out of options.
In the second issues of the International Review of Contemporary Law, dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter, Phyllis Bennis writes about the Paris climate talks, the UN, terrorism, and the global war on terror.
Far-right nationalists and neoliberal capitalists will survive the demise of institutions like the EU. What about the rest of us?
If the U.S. and China think they can grow at each other’s expense, they’re snookering themselves.
IPS’ Global Economy and Foreign Policy In Focus projects co-sponsor this a shocking exposé of how pharmaceutical companies use patent law to keep profits unconscionably high even at the expense of peoples’ lives.
Join IPS Global Economy project and co-sponsors for a forum examining 20 years of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
A teach-in and lobby skill-share session about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and what you can do to impact the biggest trade deal ever.