Aileen Kwa is a trade analyst with Focus on the Global South, a policy research and activist organisation. A selection of her articles republished on this site can be accessed below, including a link to original source.
‘‘Doha Collapse Won't Mean Suffering for The Poor’’
Food Crisis Symptom of Dubious Liberalisation
As we rapidly move away
from a unipolar or bipolar world towards multiple centres of economic
and political powers, the WTO - with liberalisation at its core - is at a crossroads, writes Aileen Kwa.
After two decades of
the destruction of agriculture, trade liberalization is the cause and not the panacea for the current food crisis.
WTO 'Resumption' Another Blair House Accord?Whilst the WTO Doha negotiations have formally resumed, most negotiators in Geneva are in the dark about what is really going on.