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Don’t Forget the Benefits of Trade

Posted by Yvonne Siu on February 16th, 2007

The benefits and costs of globalization continue to fuel controversy between those who embrace free markets and what globalization promises, and those who are concerned about the potential displacement of some workers. While we should acknowledge that globalization does have costs, it would be wrong to say that countries are unable to address them. IPC […]

A Glimmer of Hope for US Farm Reform?

Posted by Yvonne Siu on February 6th, 2007

IPC Chief Executive Charlotte Hebebrand and Policy Associate Kara Laney respond to the current state of the Doha Round and the USDA’s recent farm bill proposal: 
Within a bit over one week, trade ministers agreed to a full resumption of the Doha Negotiations in Davos while the US administration put forward its proposal for the 2007 Farm […]