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Response to TomCADem (Reply #23)

Wed Jun 1, 2016, 11:03 AM

24. I didn't write it.

 

But part of the problem with these "free trade" deals you are defending is that they are so complex that you need a PhD to unravel the legalese and clauses and counterclauses that seem almost deliberately intended to confuse all issues involved.

The point is actually quite simple. Trade deals should focus on the process of trade, and nothing more. They should not be designed to reshape and ursurp the domestic policies or sovereignty of nations, based on the desires and convenience of transnational corporations.

They also should be debated in an open and above board fashion. Not negotiated in secret and then rammed down our throats through "fast track."

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