Focus on the Global South Newsletter: World Trade Organization’s free trade jeopardized people’s rights

In this edition of Focus on the Global South Newsletter, we revisit the Asian Development Bank’s role in the ‘privatization’ of Asia and how the World Trade Organization’s free trade and investment policies have jeopardized people’s rights and the environment.  Through its growth strategy, ADB continues to promote privatization and create …

The WTO vs. Ontario: Addressing the Bigger Picture of Trade and Renewable Energy

by Vince Font, Contributor | October 29, 2012 | In a move that will likely set a worldwide precedent barring governments from imposing local content requirements to their feed-in tariff programs, a forthcoming World Trade Organization report indicates that it will side with the… Full Article Click for more Solar …

Solar News: The WTO vs. Ontario: Addressing the Bigger Picture of Trade and Renewable Energy

The WTO vs. Ontario: Addressing the Bigger Picture of Trade and Renewable Energy by Vince Font, Contributor | October 29, 2012 In a move that will likely set a worldwide precedent barring governments from imposing local content requirements to their feed-in tariff programs, a forthcoming World Trade Organization report indicates …

New Research on Global Corporate Control

New Research on Global Corporate Control Ladislau Dowbor January 3, 2012 “There is a big difference between suspecting the existence of a fact and in empirically demonstrating it” We have all followed, for decades in a row, the news about large companies buying one another, forming increasingly larger groups, in …