Counterfeit Culture: Q&A with Fan Yang

Faked in China is a critical account of the cultural challenge faced by China following its accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001. It traces the interactions between nation…

Economy & Culture at the G20

The world’s financial leaders met in Hangzhou, China for the yearly Group of Twenty (G20) summit. The G20 gathering is a forum for developed nations to discuss ways to strengthen…

Indigenous Peoples and the WTO

The World Trade Organization, WTO, met in Bali last week, coming to a deal that TIME says will “make exchanges easier, faster and cheaper by smoothing customs procedures and reducing…