The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns calls for an open and transparent NAFTA renegotiation that values people and Creation over profits.
As trade representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico meet today to begin renegotiations of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), we call on negotiators to allow for an open, transparent and democratic process that ensures that all voices are welcome at the table and that our economic policies ultimately serve the common good.
In this issue of Encounters, we examine how the most advanced alternative economic system in the world – the solidarity economy in Brazil – is responding to current political and economic challenges.
Don’t give up hope! We will move forward with the world to address climate change. Take this first step by sending a letter to your governor today.
In this issue of Encounters, we examine of the organizational structure of the most advanced alternative economic system in the world – the solidarity economy in Brazil.
In this issue of Encounters, we look at the need to build an energy democracy and some of the places where it is already happening.
In March, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns supported two delegations from Latin America who spoke at separate hearings at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C.
After a 12-year campaign, Salvadoran lawmakers have voted to ban mining for metals. The following article was written by Pedro Cabezas, coordinator of the International Allies against Metal Mining and originally published on Inequality.org.
The city government in Portland, Oregon is trying to address economic inequality by raising corporate taxes on companies whose CEOs make significantly more than their employees.
In this issue of Encounters, we examine one of the most advanced alternative economic systems in the world – the solidarity economy in Brazil.
World Water Day is March 22.
With the start of the new Trump Administration, Congress has gone to work dismantling agency rules directed at the fossil fuel industry.