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Trump’s Trade Agenda: A Wake-Up Call

February 22, 2017 /

by John Cavanagh

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by Robin Broad


Shifting power from countries to corporations in trade negotiations hurts both people and the planet. Will the president’s trade agenda put workers’ rights ahead of profit and plunder?

Brazil: Elites Behind President’s Ouster

September 2, 2016 /

by Antonio Lisboa


The right wing that conspired openly against an elected president’s mandate insists on a wild capitalism and does not accept that black, poor, and indigenous people, women, homosexuals, and slum...

The Brexit Vote and Inequality

June 24, 2016 /

by Owen Tudor


The head of international relations at the British labor federation explains the implications for workers of leaving the European Union. Post-referendum update: Read Owen Tudor's response to the June 23...

Restoring Labor Rights in Bangladesh

July 23, 2015 /

by Robert Ross


Two years after the April 24, 2013, collapse of the Rana Plaza building, Bangladesh has become a laboratory to test whether pressure from worldwide labor unions and NGOs in support...

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