Sunday, December 08, 2013

'Rank Hypocrisy': WTO Deal Bows to Wealth, Squashes the Poor

'Rank Hypocrisy': WTO Deal Bows to Wealth, Squashes the Poor:
... "There is a rank hypocrisy at the heart of the WTO that cannot be glossed over. The USA and EU continue to channel billions in subsidies to their richest farmers, yet seek to destroy other countries’ right to protect their poorest citizens from starvation. The WTO is an institution that has lost any claim to legitimacy. No amount of spin from Bali can disguise that fact." –John Hilary, War on Want...