The global climate is changing. Against the backdrop of social concerns, climate change laws have permeated global political discourse. This blog presents latest developments in international conventions, China, the US and the EU.
Manus Island detention facility has closed, but the situation of many refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New-Guinea remains uncertain. This blog highlights the geo-political manoeuvring that adds to the uncertainty of those seeking protection.
This year, Ackerman published his long-awaited account of the American civil rights revolution. His narrative of constitutional development is highly instructive, yet problematic. A confrontation with one of the author’s earlier works reveals why.
In 1954 CIA sponsored a coup d’état to protect the interests of US fruit companies at the expense of labour union rights. Through trade agreements and private standards they now intend to restore the damage and force Guatemala to improve its labour laws.