The history of world trade

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Globalization of trade: Reflections on NAFTA & GATT
By Anibel Comelo, 27 February 1995. Congressional approval of the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs (GATT) in December 1994 means a widespread impact on the local US economy.
Corporate lobbying by the International Chamber of Commerce
By Erik Wesselius, 23 October 1995. The International Chamber of Commerce is a very powerful transnational business organisation which is actively trying to influence state governments.
The Children Are Dying. U.S. Sanctions—a Crime Against Humanity
By Ali Baghdadi, 11 January 1996. Economic sanctions and blockades, as now applied as the weapon of choice by the United States and by the Security Council of the United Nations at the urging of the U.S. and its allies, are a weapon of mass destruction directed at a whole people.
NAFTA Nightmare, MAI's Potential
2 May 1997. Lawsuit filed by Ethyl Corporation against Canadian government for its imposing health and environmental restraints on trade.
US Businesses Fight Unilateral Trade Sanctions
Reuter, 21 August 1997. Trade embargo as a political weapon contradicts economic weapon of free trade.
The Hidden Hand Behind “Free Trade”: Worker Repression and US Military Aggression
The Global Sweatshop Coalition, Forum description, 21 December 2002. The spread of corporate globalization partnered with the military's big stick to push through openings and policies favorable to US based multinationals, to pillage the resources of oppressed and dominated nations. Those who mobilize against the war are aligned in their struggle with those who battle exploitation, repression and corporate globalization.