OneWorld - OneWorld
is a comprehensive website with daily news on global issues. They
hope to advance global development education and promote human rights
and sustainable development. The site includes audio content, a networking
service, and Blast,
a magazine for youth.
Common Dreams - "Breaking
News for the Progressive Community" excellent site with links
to current news headlines, progressive media outlets, and other progressive
Pacific News Service - San
Francisco-based news collective with an emphasis on the voices of
youth and other underrepresented groups
VoxCap.com - VoxCap calls
itself the home of online activism. It includes news and discussion
on a wide variety of issues, and tools to build your own communities.
Global Issues -
excellent portal site for news, information and links on a wide spectrum
of issues from globalization to human rights, the environment and
peace and justice.
Battle in Seattle (Robert Borosage, The Nation) - The corporate-dominated
trading system is being called to account
Economic Crisis in East
Asia - An article speculating why East Asia faced sudden currency
and transformed into a full-blown recession or depression. Written
by Martin Khor:Director of Third World Network.
GATT- Globalization of the economy is a new kind of corporate colonialism,
visited upon poor countries and the poor in rich countries. Article
extracted from the introductory chapter of The Case Against Global
Economy (Sierra Club, San Francisco, $27.00)
is WTO Another useful introduction to World Trade Organization
by Public Citizen. Established in 1995 following the so-called Uruguay
Round of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiations,
the WTO transformed the GATT, which focused primarily on tariff and
quota cuts, into a new global commerce agency with the same legal
status as the United Nations.