Final Declaration Of ALBA-TCP’s 19th Summit

By Alba Ciudad, Orinoco Tribune. -

The Heads of State and Government and the heads of delegations of the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Treaty, meeting in person on June [...]

Guatemala: Address Policies That Put Corporations Over People

By Jen Moore and Ellen Moore, Inequality.org. -

Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Guatemala this week to discuss solutions to the poverty, violence, and corruption that are among the driving forces of migration. Contributing to [...]

Behind The Virtuous Façade

By Mateo Crossa and James M. Cypher, Dollars And Sense. -

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—the successor to NAFTA—commenced on July 1, 2020. As the first anniversary of the agreement approaches, too little is known, or knowable, as to [...]

Activists Aim To Block Israeli Ships From US Ports In Solidarity With Palestinians

By Umar A Farooq, Middle East Eye. -

Palestinian rights activists are aiming to block ships operated by an Israeli shipping line from unloading cargo in key US port cities as part of a campaign to pressure Israel over its numerous [...]

Biden Is Reviewing US Policy In North Korea

By Simone Chun, Truthout. -

Since 2018, hundreds of new sanctions targeting the civilian economy have been imposed on the people of North Korea. In 2018 alone, new and existing sanctions caused almost 4,000 preventable [...]

A Temporary TRIPS Waiver Is Not Enough

By Progressive International. -

A new poll finds that 59% percent of US voters support waiving all patent protections to produce generic versions of life-saving medicines for critical diseases, from Covid-19 and HIV/AIDS, to [...]

China-Iran Deal Aims To Expand ‘Common Interests In A Win-Win Manner’

By Oleg Burunov, Sputnik News. -

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has presented "some points" of a landmark cooperation deal that was recently concluded between Beijing and Tehran. In a message posted on his [...]

Progressives Push Biden To End ‘Vaccine Apartheid’

By Celia Wexler, Blue Tent. -

Last Friday, three days before a crucial meeting of the World Trade Organization, progressives in the trade, faith, labor, consumer, and human rights communities sent an urgent request to the [...]

Global South Urges Rich Countries To Lift Monopolies On Covid19 Medical Products

By Public Services International. -

This landmark proposal to temporarily suspend the application and enforcement of certain intellectual property obligations under the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual [...]

The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

In 2004, journalist Ron Susskind quoted a Bush White House advisor, reportedly Karl Rove, as boasting, “We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality.” He dismissed Susskind’s [...]

Australia Sabotaged Its Own Interests In China Relations

By Tony Kevin, Consortium News. -

The address to Federal Parliament by Chinese President Xi Jinping on  Nov. 17, 2014, marked a highwater mark in bilateral relations.  Xi was in Australia for the G-20 summit in Brisbane hosted by [...]

The Huge New Trade Deal ‘Western’ Media Do Not Like To Talk About

By Moon of Alabama. -

Tomorrow a new trade agreement between 15 Asian states will be signed. It will soon be seen as a milestone in the global economic history. But only very few 'western' media have taken note of it [...]

China And 14 Nations Ready To Sign World’s Largest Trade Deal

By Catherine Wong, South China Morning Post. -

China is expected to sign a mega regional trade deal with 14 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region this weekend, wrapping up a major agreement before the next United States [...]

Choose Fairtrade: Choose The World You Want

By Fairtrade America. -

Washington — In honor of October as Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America is launching a national campaign to generate broader awareness for how a simple action, like purchasing a Fairtrade [...]

Wise People Know Winning A War Is No Better Than Losing One

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

US President Donald Trump and his ‘war council’ – led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo – have amplified their aggression against China. What began as a trade dispute in the 1990s has now [...]