Timothy Wise

Timothy A. Wise is Director of the Research and Policy Program at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University. www.ase.tufts.edu/gdae/policy_research/globalization.html

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Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 2:50pm
US Trade Policy: Moving Backwards in the 21st Century
Three years into the Obama Administration, progressives have no shortage of complaints about the president’s economic policies, which seem very much at odds with Candidate Obama’s soaring rhetoric. Economic policies have been centrist at best. Unfortunately, the President’s trade policies may be further to the right than that. He is now counting primarily on Republican votes to push three Bush-era trade agreements, with Korea, Colombia, and Panama.
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Monday, September 12, 2011 - 10:43am
The False Promise of Obama's Trade Deals
It is bad enough that President Obama is reversing his campaign pledge and supporting Bush-era trade deals with Korea, Colombia and Panama. Starting this week in Chicago, the US will be hosting the first major trade negotiations since the "Battle in Seattle" World Trade Organisation talks came here in 1999.
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 12:20pm
Good News on the Right to Food
Those of us advocating for changes in global and national policies on food and agriculture just got some good news. The UN Human Rights Council just renewed for another three years the mandate of Olivier De Schutter as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food.
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Friday, March 5, 2010 - 10:43am
The True Cost of Cheap Food
Cheap food causes hunger.
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