Shouldn't National Security, Sustainability, and Citizenship be Highly Relevant to Our Trade Policy?

Quicklink submitted by Hugh Campbell     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) ; ; ; , Add Tags  (less...)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 8/10/13


At www.thesolutionsjournal.com

My linked article ends with the sentence: 'The concept of sustainability as a national strategic imperative for the twenty-first century can create a new path forward so that we, as a nation of citizens, can endure and thrive in our own 'hour of peril and national opportunity.' Not surprisingly it contains no reference to the U.S. trade deficit, since the United States' trade policies over the last four decades could not have be much further from the spirit of sustainability, if they were orchestrated by America's enemies. It appears that Fast Track empowerment and the lack of transparency in Trade Partnership negotiations are designed to keep national security, sustainability, and citizenship from being part and parcel of our trade policies. Let America's economic malaise provide the tipping-point to economic sustainability via a balanced trade model as a strategic imperative.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.thesolutionsjournal.com


 

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
1 people are discussing this page, with 1 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

A great first step toward transforming our cur... by Hugh Campbell on Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 at 12:59:10 PM