The jobs Britain stole from the Asian subcontinent 300 years ago are now returning. Is this a good thing or a bad one? Read more.
Europe wrecked the world trade talks, but it may accidentally have forced the poor world to assert its power. Final installment of the series on trade. Read more.
Some of those calling for changes in the way we trade are working against the interests of the poor. This is the second of a three-part series on trade. Read more.
We need a global trading regime which permits only the nice guys to survive. Read more.
At the world trade summit next week, the rich world will ensure that the poor world stays that way. This is the first of a three-part series on trade Read more.
The International Monetary Fund does not make its “mistakes” by accident. Read more.
Why does the right refuse to see that US power has become a threat to our sovereignty? Read more.
Our task is not to overthrow globalisation, but to use it as a vehicle for the first global democratic revolution. Read more.
The West became rich by ignoring patent rules and protecting its industries. Poor countries should be allowed to do the same. Read more.
The figures which purport to show that the world’s poor are emerging from poverty don’t add up Read more.
By tearing up the global rulebook, the US is in fact undermining its own imperial rule Read more.
The UN Security Council is inherently tyrannical. No war it mandates can ever be just Read more.
The free market is imposed on the poor world, but absent from the rich world Read more.
Only a democratic revolution can break the grip of vested interests Read more.
African leaders will be forced to humble themselves at the G8 summit, by taking the blame for what has happened to their continent Read more.
Nothing exposes the hollowness of the claims corporations now make to intellectual property as much as their own histories Read more.