Even though we cannot see it, the invisible hand of the World Trade Organization (WTO) impacts all aspects of American society. Unlike America however, it is not a democratic organization. All of its meetings are secret. This non-transparent organization is comprised of 159 nations and restricts America’s capacity to act in its own best interest as other member nations use the WTO’s judiciary body to change American laws and bypass American courts.
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Two days after one of the most crushing defeats to democracy in McCutcheon vs. FEC, the media seems to have forgotten completely about it, and has gone back to reporting about Obamacare signups and a missing Malaysian plane. Rather than honestly educate the American electorate our media prefers to deceive and distract us from what is really going on in America.
After World War II, America was on the rise. The Axis powers of Germany, Italy and Japan were defeated. It was time to rebuild. To tighten ties with our allies and help rebuild Europe, new global organizations were created to unite against the perceived next threat to democracy: communism. Thus were the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, born.
The United States was once the world’s factory. We manufactured everything. Since opening up our borders through “free trade” agreements, we have not only lost that title but have put millions of Americans out of work in the process. Any American looking at the facts can see that “free trade” has been a bad deal for the United States.