Seeing Past US Hegemony: A Liberal Global Trading System Without the United States

Seeing Past US Hegemony: A Liberal Global Trading System Without the United States

photo: Bridget Coila Can the global liberal international trading system survive without the participation of the United States? Given the probability of Donald Trump taking office as US President on 20 January 2017 (crisis of legitimacy and Russian interference in US elections notwithstanding), the question must be asked and answered. The world’s nations, transnational firms, and […]

New Perspectives on Trade from the Commonwealth

New Perspectives on Trade from the Commonwealth

The recent release of the inaugural Commonwealth Trade Review brings a fresh perspective to debates on global trade issues at a time in which much attention has been focused on negotiating regional and inter- or mega-regional trade agreements.   The Commonwealth Secretariat’s new report effectively frames the particular rôle that the Commonwealth has to play in […]