An in-depth look at the World Trade Organization – what goes on behind its lack of transparency in free market trade treaties to push forward corporate globalization. And a discussion into the Obama Administrations agenda in secretly negotiating the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement – which is being perceived as possibly worse that NAFTA.
Guests – one of the nation’s foremost experts about the history and strategy of the WTO and international free trade agreements — Lori Wallach, the Director of Washington DC advocacy organization and public think tank Public Citizen and a Harvard trained attorney who is has been described as a Ralph Nader with a sense of humor. And Arthur Stamoulis, director for the Citizens Trade Campaign, a national coalition of environmental, labor, consumer, family farm, religious, and other civil society groups founded in 1992 to improve the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
- TPP’s Investment Rules Harm the Environment (prn.fm)
- Lori Wallach – Trans-Pacific Partnership: Under Cover of Darkness, a Corporate Coup Is Underway (prn.fm)
- Michelle Chen – Backdoor Talks on Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Aim to Globalize Corporatocracy (prn.fm)