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Why Global Capital Fears ‘Brexit’

Why Global Capital Fears ‘Brexit’

We are not trying to tell UK readers how (or even whether) to vote; we are asking you to help us shed light on and bring sanity to this volatile situation.

brexitHelena Norberg-HodgeRupert ReadThomas Wallgren   – Common Dreams  – Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Trade treaties were a hot button issue during the recent US presidential primary campaigns. This represents an important victory for the people – for the grassroots – whose voice is finally being heard. While it’s hard to know what really lies behind Donald Trump’s opposition to the trade agreements, it’s very significant that Bernie Sanders put Hillary Clinton on the defensive about NAFTA and led her to take a stand against the TransPacific Partnership (TPP).    Continue reading

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