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Disastrous Effects of Free Trade

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by Craig Harrington EIC

January 24, 2010

The United States economy has lost over $7 trillion to international commerce in the past four decades, the majority of those losses have come in the past 10 years alone.

We know where the money is going: overseas.

We know how much of it is leaving this country: roughly $700 billion annually.

We know why this country is losing such astounding sums: “free trade”.

It is time to fix the situation and get America back on a path toward growth and prosperity once again. The only way to do this is by pursuing fair trade policies which counteract the decades of unsustainable imbalances brought on through “free trade.” We need policies that can be adapted quickly and that meet the needs of this nation first and foremost.

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Made in America?

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ProtestAs Dennis Kucinich eloquently says here, about the only thing made in America any more is WAR.

Of course we can add the negatives: unemployment, homelessness, insecurity and unresponsive government.  If you’re feeling sold out by a neo-liberal cabal intent on serfdom for all in a Global Fiefdom, this may help explain how it all happened:

Big Box Mart

Hint: repressive policies are not changed by virtuality or Tweets. They are changed by real people standing up and taking it to the streets.  We have much we can re-learn from Iran right now, and very little to teach them.

Written by laudyms

June 20, 2009 at 10:19 am