The So Called Left Fiddles While America and the World Burns ... We need to scrap all these "free trade' deals and start from scratch.
These deals are being used to pillage the environment here and especially abroad by giving multi nationals carte blanche ownership of resources with recourse through the WTO to financially cripple those who would protest such a taking of national sovereignty, for example Bolivia and their drinking water.
Our country now has a $700 Billion trade deficit thanks to these deals. No credible economist will tell you these deficits are sustainable. These trade deals are the backbone of neoliberal economics and the platform for the shock doctrine and disaster capitalism.
Where is this article in Salon or the Nation?
SHOULD THE W.T.O. BE SCRAPPED?
Meanwhile we on the left chase our tail over minutia and call it debate.
Apr 4 2008 - 3:09pm