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India Torpedoed TFA; Obama’s Emissary Kerry Made a Fool of Himself

Withstanding the full pressure, India’s newly-elected Narendra Modi government stuck to its guns and did not allow the developed nations, wielding power within the World Trade Organization (WTO), to provide passage of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). India’s Commerce Secretary … Continue reading

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India in the Cross-Hairs of the Obama Administration on WTO

Both U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker are in New Delhi exerting pressure on the administration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to get it to make a compromise and support WTO’s Trade Facility Agreement (TFA). … Continue reading

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India Decides: No to WTO Food Control

As the WTO began a two-day meeting in Geneva Thursday, India’s government made the final decision not to sign the trade protocol which the Empire has desperately tried to ram through, giving the WTO dictatorial powers to limit grain subsidies … Continue reading

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Genocide lobby ready to kill to save WTO

A meeting in Bali of the WTO is trying to force through a free trade agreement in a desperate effort to save the moribund Doha Round — and perhaps to save the WTO itself from a long overdue demise. India … Continue reading

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Overlapping Sovereignties, the TTP, and Corporatism

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) replaces national sovereignty with a new corporatist regulatory structure that would give the Empire’s financial and corporate cartel apparatus even more power over nations. The treaty, which is being negotiated largely in secret by corporate interests … Continue reading

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Meets, Without Obama, to Pursue Growth

APEC Meets, Without Obama, to Pursue Growth The 21 nations of APEC met Tuesday in Bali, concluding with a rousing singing of “Happy Birthday” to Vladimir Putin, accompanied by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yodoyono on the guitar. The final communique … Continue reading

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Dr. Mahathir Blasts Obama’s Secret TPP Imperial Deal

20 July (LPAC) Former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, who alone stood up to the International Monetary Fund’s destruction of the Asian (and other) economies in the 1997-1998 hedge fund attack on their currencies, has issued a scathing attack … Continue reading

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