"The business press has barely noticed and the usual champions of globalization have been mute, but an announcement last week in Ottawa signaled a radical new direction for the globalized economy. The United Steelworkers -- that venerable, Depression-era creation of John L. Lewis and New Deal labor policy -- entered into merger negotiations with two of Britain's largest unions (which are merging with each other next month) to create not only the first transatlantic but the first genuinely multinational trade union."
Sunday, April 29, 2007
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
This is a "must see" documenary for anyone interested in US agri-business policy, patent law, and environmental policy. You Tube has the entire film available. I recently came across this very interesting related piece in The New York Times Magazine.