Globalization

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In a historical moment characterized by volatility—financial markets, food prices, extreme weather, war, forced migrations—the need for international norms that promote peace, stability and well-being couldn’t be more pressing.

A rallying cry for a better trade system

“No chlorine chicken” not only sums up fundamentally different food safety and agricultural practices in the EU and U.S., but also the possibility that TTIP will dilute the precautionary principle that guides EU environmental and health policies.

Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production

A massive global increase in factory-farmed meat production by 2030 will increase antibiotic use by 67 percent, posing a “public health threat,” predicts a newly released study.

Greece: No to austerity, yes to democracy

Greek citizens stand up to the European Union and austerity measures.

It’s Never Been about Trade

The combined steamrolling power of President Obama and the Republican Party have kept Fast Track alive and dealt a blow to democracy.

Will Obama get Fast Track?

President Obama is going to war with the progressive wing of the Democratic Party over free trade.




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