The Inevitable Decline of the American Empire

Escrito por  |  19 / September / 2007

In the course of his visit to the Southern Cone of South America, the American sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein spoke on  Continue Reading »

Fueling the Debate: Agrofuels, Biodiversity, and Our Energy Future

Escrito por  |  17 / September / 2007

Colombia’s experience with palm oil biodiesel, Brazil’s new role in supplying the world with sugarcane-based ethanol, planned agrofuel production in  Continue Reading »

Trade and Economic Integration

Escrito por  |  14 / September / 2007

ARTICLE INDEX   Trade and Economic Integration The rapid integration of nations into the global economy is the hallmark of  Continue Reading »

Agrofuels, Uruguay’s Landless, Goldman Winner Interview

Escrito por  |  12 / September / 2007

This Week in the Americas The Agrofuels TrapBy Laura Carlsen Agrofuel development has arrived on the global stage. Just this  Continue Reading »

Mexico’s Prophets of Climate Change: Women Forest Defenders

Escrito por  |  11 / September / 2007

Celsa Baldovinos knew there was a serious problem when only about an inch of water trickled from the irrigation hose.  Continue Reading »

An Interview with Julio Cusurichi

Escrito por  |  28 / August / 2007

The Initiative for the Regional Integration of Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA) is the latest in a series of disastrous  Continue Reading »

Biofuels and Small Farmers

Escrito por  |  28 / August / 2007

The biofuels boom is not just another trend or a passing fashion. It is the result of a new global  Continue Reading »