The ongoing process of globalization is often presented as an example of and an argument against the liberalization of trade. What does globalization consist of? Ongoing calls for economic ‘governance’ and budgetary oversight by central bankers. The administration of trade policy by treaties unaccountable and unexposed to national parliamentary debate. The discussion of various models of international taxation in the name of climate and economy. And yet with palpable irony, not a single one of these trends bears even a family resemblance to liberalization on the classical model. That would require a decentralization of economic control and an accompanying limitation of government power, not wider oversight by an EEC, GATT, WTO or NAFTA. Instead, the ways in which power is being uploaded, centralized, and institutionalized far beyond the reach of your vote looks every day more like the old mercantile expansionism of the European crowns and their chartered agents or China’s contemporary authoritarian economy than anything that could be called free market. In a free republic, state and economy are separate and the people rule themselves via elected representation. Under metastasizing global technocracy, we’re increasingly ruled by a complex of integrated state and business interests steered by appointed mandarins.
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Economist calls for world economic regime, Keynesian saviour. Irony? | Regional transit requires ‘good governance’ | Ontario joins continental WCI cap-and-trade scheme | Financial ’super cop’ role for Fed | The Resurgent Idea of World Government | Soros points out regulated markets fail to operate on market fundamentals, calls for more regulation | Competition study calls for lowered barriers to foreign ownership, bank mergers | Massive overhaul urged on foreign investment in airlines, media, and banks | Muskoka resort will host G-8 summit in 2010 | Lisbon treaty: Pressure on Ireland for second vote | Canadian ambassador to address fourth annual North American Forum in Washington | EU tries to isolate Irish after treaty rejection | Bilderberg Seeks Bank Centralization Agenda | Montreal, June 9 to 12, 2008 — Henri Kissinger to followup Bilderberg Conference with keynote address at International Economic Forum of the Americas | Australian PM Wants an Asian Union | UN Given Power to Mediate in Arctic Disputes | Actually, it’s time to imagine a new world order | They Rule the World | South American union is created | Student Mock Parliament to be held in Montreal Parallels Integrationist Aims of SPP | Trilateral Commission: Global Elite Gather in D.C. | IMF chief says global intervention needed on credit crisis | World Bank accused of climate change “hijack” | Banks face “new world order,” consolidation: report
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