Uruguay’s “Urban Landless” Fight for Housing Cooperatives

Escrito por  |  23 / August / 2007

Following almost four decades of struggle for urban land to build their houses, mutual-aid housing cooperatives confront the progressive government  Continue Reading »

Creating the Bases for a New World

Escrito por  |  21 / August / 2007

The largest social movement on the continent, and one of the most important in the world, held its 5th Congress  Continue Reading »

“NAFTA-Plus,” Migration, and the Future of North America

Escrito por  |  14 / August / 2007

This August 20th and 21st, President George Bush and Mexican President Felipe Calderón will travel to the remote Canadian resort  Continue Reading »

South American Arms, Argentina Trial, Agrofuels, CAFTA

Escrito por  |  8 / August / 2007

This Week in the Americas Via Campesina Sets an International AgendaBy Laura Carlsen As globalization dictates that Big is Powerful  Continue Reading »

Thinking Outside the Box about Trade, Development, and Poverty Reduction

Escrito por  |  8 / August / 2007

Editor’s Note: A longer version of this article was originally published in "International Politics and Society, 3" (2006), 134-66. All  Continue Reading »

Via Campesina Sets an International Agenda

Escrito por  |  7 / August / 2007

The peasantry has been portrayed historically as a backward sector, rooted in traditional productive practices and embedded in obsolete cultures.  Continue Reading »

Dead-End Trade Deal Nears Dead End

Escrito por  |  24 / July / 2007

Thanks to over a decade of international campaigns, many U.S. consumers know that most of their clothes are made in  Continue Reading »