The real consequences of ingenious policies (warning: humor lurking).
Its alternative global economic and financial system that rejects US rules has consequences.
The bloodletting is spreading.
As the EU periphery has shown, cutting wages – as bad as that is – does not necessarily translate into the creation of new jobs. But then, who would win?
Resistance not only from certain quarters of the largely disenfranchised public but also from the least likely national governments.
These new trade pacts contain little related to trade. So what are they really about?
Germany has learned a lesson: it’s being hounded by a foreign corporation over its nuclear energy policy
Meet the secretive powers behind the trade negotiations that attempt to rewrite US and EU laws and regulations to their liking and beyond democratic controls.
Quietly, the rules governing global trade and financial markets are being changed. Despite the enormous impact they have on our lives, the public is not consulted. Most people are not even aware it is happening.
By Don Quijones: The new trade agreements have little to do with promoting free trade. They’re about extending the power and control of the world’s largest corporations.