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Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell Dies

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76. 247 more words


I Fought China... and USA won!

Many business, thanx to NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) and WTO (World Trade Organization), closed their doors to export their services to other countries specially China for cheap, “fast” labor and earn more profits without having to pay a huge load of taxes and “liabilities.” By this, many small cities that used to boost the economy, ceased to exist leaving hundreds unemployed and without any help to get back on their feet causing these small towns to big cities to crumble (Remember Detroit, Flint?). 327 more words


Should the WTO Outlaw Transnational Bribery?

Unlike other international organizations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has not passed measures that directly address transnational bribery. This is the case despite the fact that transnational bribery significantly harms international trade. 549 more words


Africa Under 'Unprecedented' Pressure from Rich Countries over Trade Facilitation Agreement

African countries are coming under strong pressure from the United States and the European Union to reverse the decision adopted by their trade ministers to implement the World Trade Organization’s trade facilitation agreement on a “provisional” basis. 1,170 more words


(What's Left of) Our Economy: Part 2 of My Recent John Batchelor Show Radio Interview on the State of the World Economy

Well I looked and looked but couldn’t find a video version of the second half of my appearance on Wednesday night on John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show.   56 more words

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Video of "John Batchelor Show" Appearance on the State of the Global Economy

Whenever possible, it’s always best to do a broadcast interview with the host in-studio.  So when I knew I’d be heading up to my beloved native New York City last week, I made sure to try to arrange a guest appearance on John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show, which is based at the WABC offices right above Penn Station.   124 more words