The Paralysis of the WTO
Opinion

The Paralysis of the WTO

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is one of the leading international bodies responsible for global trade regulation. Along with other fundamental elements of the international system, it was designed by the West and in the interests of the West. Established in Geneva in 1995 and based on the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, the…

Bolsonaro Is a Pivotal Part of Trump’s Plans to Build “Fortress America”
Opinion

Bolsonaro Is a Pivotal Part of Trump’s Plans to Build “Fortress America”

The election of Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil’s next president is a major step in the direction of Trump’s plans to build a “Fortress America” that he intends will cement the US’ hegemonic influence in the Western Hemisphere by systematically squeezing China out of Latin America. Jair Bolsonaro’s election as Brazil’s next president will go down…

What Donald Trump Is Preparing
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What Donald Trump Is Preparing

After having observed Donald Trump’s historical references (the constitutional compromise of 1789, the examples of Andrew Jackson and Richard Nixon) and the way in which his partisans perceive his politics, Thierry Meyssan here analyses his anti-imperialist actions. The US President is not interested in taking a step back, but on the contrary, abandoning the interests…

Trump Wants to Free America From “Fool Trade” and Flip the Tables On the EU
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Trump Wants to Free America From “Fool Trade” and Flip the Tables On the EU

Trump promised to replace what he termed as “fool trade” with fair trade when it comes to America’s economic partnerships, especially those with NAFTA and the EU. Tweeting from Singapore after the failed G7 Summit in Canada, the President wrote that “Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal”,…