Adoración Guamán is professor of labour law at the University of Valencia and visiting professor at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) Ecuador. She writes about Lex Mercatoria, Transnational Enterprises and human rights. She is coordinating the scientific council of Attac-Spain and the research group of CLACSO "Lex Mercatoria, human rights and democracy". She works with the Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity in the process for the UN Binding Treaty.
By Adoración Guamán, Transnational Institute
The future is uncertain. Attempts to impose Lex Mercatoria will continue but there will also be social victories along the way, along with the increasingly widespread conviction that we are facing a profound and epoch-making alternative: ‘democracy or markets’.