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WTO in Seattle - 15 Years Ago

Stan Sorscher | Posted 10.31.2014 | Business
Stan Sorscher

A generation ago, trade deals were about trade. They were really boring, with incomprehensible names. The WTO broadened those goals from boring tariffs to policies that are normally settled through democratic accountable political processes.

Pro-Logo: Can Global Brands Become a Force for Good?

Matt Browne | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business
Matt Browne

If better working conditions, sustainable production, or ethical supply chains are ways in which a brand can enhance its reputation, appeal and value, then doing good globally can be good for business.

Obama's Trip to Europe

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

Eight years after Bush ignored protesters at the EU meeting in Goethenberg, Obama is arriving in Europe for the London G20 talks. One thing is for sure...this time the leaders need to listen.

Take a Dose of Battle in Seattle to Relieve Washington Fatigue

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Under the right set of circumstances -- like impending balloting on their re-election -- Congressmen do respond to public outcry.

Charlize Theron Slams "The Hills"

MTV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In an interview with MTV to promote her film "Battle in Seattle" Charlize Theron slammed MTV's faux reality show "The Hills," which she recently watch...

Time to Take a Second Look at Our "Free Trade" Agreements

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

We also have nearly 15 years of experience with NAFTA and it clearly did not deliver on most of its promises. It was sold as a job creator, but the United States has actually lost jobs.

Charlize And Stuart: "We're Husband And Wife" Despie Not Marrying

People | Paul Chi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Stuart Townsend and Charlize Theron are husband and wife - even if not legally. "I'm married," Townsend told PEOPLE this week. "I didn't do a church ...