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    NAFTA Origins, Part Two: The Architects of Free Trade Really Did Want a World Government of Corporations


    Here’s part one of this series on the origins of NAFTA and our current trading regime.

    It’s amazing what you find in the Congressional Record. For example, you find American political officials (liberal ones, actually) engaged in an actual campaign to get rid of countries with their pesky parochial interests, and have the whole world managed by global corporations. Yup, this actually was explicit in the 1960s, as opposed to today’s passive aggressive arguments which amount to the same thing.

    Here’s the backstory.

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    — 6 months ago with 28 notes
    Le Vrai Snobisme →


    Salut Marc Cassivi, voici une réplique à ta chronique : Le Snobisme

    Le Snobisme paru dans LaPresse ici http://t.co/HsV08rUqUi

    Comme beaucoup de tes chroniques, c’est très bien écrit, très intéressant et complètement dans le champ.

    Voici 5 exemples de ce qu’est Le VRAI snobisme :

    — 9 months ago with 5 notes
    Translating the printemps érable: Dear readers of Translating the Printemps Érable →


    As you may know, an election was called today in Québec. The people of Québec will go to the polls on September 4th.

    Obviously, this is of great interest to all of us here at Translating the Printemps Érable. This translation project was born out of the social crisis brought about by the…

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    — 2 years ago with 8 notes