Articles by Eric Zuesse, Washington’s Blog

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Nobel-Prize Economist Condemns Obama’s ‘Trade’ Deals
Eric Zuesse, Washington’s Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Mar 2016

3 Mar 2016 – The Nobel-Prize-winning former chief economist of the World Bank, and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to the U.S. President, Joseph Stiglitz, went to England to warn the British public, and Parliament, that “no democracy” can support U.S. President Barack Obama’s proposed trade-deals, because all of these have a feature built into them, called Investor State Dispute Resolution, or ISDS, which will establish a supra-national authority…

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German Companies Stop Sales of “Roundup”
Eric Zuesse, Washington’s Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jun 2015

12 Jun 2015 – According to Swiss supermarkets, German companies have announced halting sales of Monsanto’s glyphosate herbicide. In 1971, Monsanto patented glyphosate. Today its glyphosate (“Roundup”) constitutes two billion US dollars in annual sales.

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What’s Obama Up to, with His TPP & TTIP?
Eric Zuesse, Washington’s Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Apr 2015

It is instead to transfer political power away from the public in a democracy. The global aristocratic stockholder votes of the international aristocracy who elect the corporate directors of international companies will then be selecting the members to the international-trade-panels which, in TPP and TTIP, will, in their turn, be determining the rules and enforcements regarding especially workers’ rights, product-safety, and the environment.

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