2019: New Year, New Crisis

By Alan Woods, Marxist.com. -

As we step into a new year, the world is facing a decisive turning point. The crisis of capitalism is reaching a new level – one that threatens to overthrow the entire existing world order that [...]

US Orders World Trade Organization To Shape Up Or Else

By Arkady Savitsky, Strategic Culture. -

The US mulls leaving the World Trade Organization. "If they don't shape up, I would withdraw from the WTO," said President Donald Trump in an interview with Bloomberg News on Aug.30. The [...]

Sanctions Backfire: US Is Being Left Behind

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The United States has a long history of dominating international economic institutions and has been able to use that power in the past to control other governments and enrich its industries. At [...]

Meet The 1%: “Giants: The Global Power Elite”

By Marc Eliot Stein, World Beyond War. -

Peter Phillips, professor of Political Sociology at Sonoma State University and media researcher for Project Censored and Media Freedom Foundation, presented a summary of his groundbreaking new [...]

Trump: The De-Globalizer?

By Peter Koenig, Dissidentvoice.org -

Looks like Trump is running amok with his “trading policies”. Not only has he upset the European Union, which doesn’t deserve any better, frankly, for having been and still being submissive [...]

NAFTA Should Work For Everyone – Not Just Investors

By Stan Sorcher, Thestand.org -

(April 3, 2018) — In the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump all recognized that workers and communities have lost trust in the NAFTA approach to globalization. They [...]

US Trade Deficits, Trump Trade Policies, And Capitalist Globalization

By Marty Hart-Landsberg, Economic Front. -

Understandably concerned about the consequences of the large and sustained US trade deficit, many workers have grown tired of waiting for so-called market forces to produce balance.  Thus, they [...]

In The Ruins Of The Present

By Vijay Prashad, Thetricontinental.org -

In the Ruins of the Present traces the challenges posed by globalization and what these challenges produce for our society. The first attempt to address the problems of globalization was [...]

Globalization’s Deadly Footprint

By Alex Jensen, Localfutures.org -

That pollution is bad for our health will come as a surprise to no one. That pollution kills at least 9 million people every year might. This is 16 percent of all deaths worldwide – 3 times more [...]

Corporate Globalization Is Threatening Indigenous Communities With Extinction

By T. J. Coles, truthout.org -

As we speak, some humans are already going extinct. Their extinction is often a consequence of the structural violence of corporate globalization. Communities are under threat, especially those [...]

Protesters Demand End To Corporate Courts, Transparency In NAFTA

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez, www.tradeforpeopleandplanet.org -

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez for Trade for People and Planet. Arlington, VA - Official negotiators were met by protesters demanding that the deal do away with the Investor-State Dispute Settlement [...]

Xiamen Summit Doomed: Capitalist Deglobalisation Could Crack BRICS

By Patrick Bond, www.borderless-hk.com -

By Patrick Bond for Borderless HK. The Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa summit in Xiamen from September 3-5 is already inscribed with high tension thanks to Sino-Indian border conflicts. [...]

Globalization’s Blowback

By Alex Jensen, www.localfutures.org -

By Alex Jensen for Local Futures - A recent study of air pollution in the western United States made a startling finding: despite a 50 percent drop over the past 25 years in US emissions of [...]

The End Of Globalisation

By Stuart Jeanne Bramhall, www.dissidentvoice.org -

By Stuart Jeanne Bramhall for Dissident Voice - In From Global to Local: The Making of Things and the End of Globalisation, Finbarr Livesey challenges the common neoliberal claim that [...]

It’s Not Only Necessary To Develop An Alternative To Globalization — It’s Entirely Possible

By Walden Bello, www.fpif.org -

By Walden Bello for Foreign Policy in Focus - Free trade and the freedom of capital to move across borders have been the cutting edge of globalization. They’ve also led to the succession of [...]

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