I just ran to my word processor from watching the United States Senate trying to pass a bill dealing with immigration reform. The majority, (temporarily) want to criminalize 11,000,000 people, (480 of whom are serving in Iraq and Afghanistan). The minority (Democrats) are frightened about the word amnesty that has been used as a pejorative by the Republicans.. None of the overheated speakers mentioned NAFTA or the WTO. It has long been a dream of good thinking people to end war and unite all of the people into one world community--a world tribe. We have supported the League of Nations as a step in this direction. Globalization today has become a dirty word. The reason being that the international finance community and the giant mega corporations with more assets than most countries, see this dream as a paradise of cheap slave labor where clear cutting the worlds forests, poisoning the worlds water with cyanide from gold mining, global warming from oil as an energy source and evasion of taxes contributes to their bottom line. NAFTA and CAFTA and all of the other corporation one world organizations make damned sure that none of the world labor unions join them.
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