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Huge International Coalition Calls for a Big Change to WTO Agenda

Deborah James | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics
Deborah James

If we allow the WTO to expand liberalization, it would mean even more race-to-the-bottom policies would be bound by international law. Think of it as austerity but mandated legally, and just about impossible to get out of.

Brazilian Ambassador Is Next WTO Director

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.08.2013 | Latino Voices

GENEVA -- The World Trade Organization has settled on Roberto Azevedo of Brazil, a well-known diplomat and consummate insider in Geneva circles, to se...

Contest for Head of WTO Pits Washington's Candidate and Program Against Most of World

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 07.06.2013 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The WTO, unlike the IMF and the World Bank, was set up to operate by consensus, but some members have turned out to be a lot more equal than others.