Corporate World Takeover Through Trade

The new trade deals Trans-Atlantic & Trans-Pacific “Partnerships” complete the corporate world takeover  As I have emphasized since these “partnerships” were first announced, their purpose is to give corporations immunity from the laws in the countries in which they do business.  The principle mechanism of this immunity is the granting of the right to corporations to sue governments and agencies of governments that have laws or regulations that impinge on corporate profits.  For example, France’s prohibitions of GMO foods are, under the “partnerships,” “restraints on trade that impinge on corporate profits.

The “partnerships” set up “tribunals” staffed by corporations that are outside the court systems of the sovereign governments.  It is in these corporate tribunals that the lawsuits take place. In other words the corporations are judge, jury, and prosecutor.  They can’t lose.  The “partnerships” set up secret unaccountable governments that are higher and have power over the elected governments.

You can ask yourself how much money the representatives of the countries who “fasttracked” this system were paid by the corporations and how much the bribes will be to get the agreements approved by the legislators.  As you witness American, British, German and other government officials agitate in behalf of corporate rule, you will know that they have been well paid.

Peter Liley, Minister of Trade and Industry in Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government and currently a Conservative member of the British Parliament took the trouble of looking at the Trans-Atlantic partnership and is warning against it.  As a politician he cannot speak as forcefully as he might like, but he gives you the picture.  Here is Eric Zuesse’s report: and Mr. Liley's quote:

I believe in free trade. Always have, always will. As the only serving MP to have negotiated a successful free trade deal (the Uruguay Round – as Trade and Industry Secretary during the 1990s), I automatically supported the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal currently being negotiated between the USA and EU, assuming it was a free trade agreement.

The more closely I look at it, the more parts of it worry me. Conservatives who believe in free trade should be very wary about endorsing TTIP. And both the Leave and Remain campaigns should look very carefully at its implications for our EU membership.

Let me explain why.

TTIP is not primarily about removing tariffs and quotas. The average tariff levied by the US on goods from Europe is just 2.5 per cent. Getting rid of them would be worthwhile – but no big deal.

It is mainly about harmonising product specifications and creating a special regime for investment. There is no objection to those things in principle. Insofar as product harmonisation means removing rules introduced as hidden protection of a domestic producer, that is fine. But we should not sign away Parliament’s right to protect our citizens from harmful additives, and so forth.

No government representative who has the slightest bit of integrity and patriotism would have approved these agreements, and no legislative body that is not competely corrupt would hand its power and function over to global corporations.



Corporate World Takeover...Exchange

Classical and Modern Economists from Adam Smith to the Monetarists assumed money was something governments or central banks controlled. To be historical, the 1800s of U.S. banking saw forms of money issued by banks and backed by banks either by dollar notes or gold called specie. Suppose the bank could say what the bank says what the currency is worth? Welcome to Bitcoin. Bitcoin was born with the claim that its quantity (and so it was argued) and value are fixed. Good as gold it would seem. Not so fast. Along comes HyperLedger. With hyperledger, the banks can hold bitcoins but create trades and turnover through Hyperledger. See What is most amazing is that the new HyperLedger specie is backed by all the big names in money, State Street, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and the London Stock Exchange. So the new form of exchange, controlled by the Banks will proliferate new money without any limits! “Once an idea gets out there, you can’t stop it from propagating,” Krishna says. The questions here are so many that I dare not ask them. Let's just say, totally disruptive man!

Burton Leed

Hyperledger will fail

Since last 9-28-15 we have moved into the lost confidence model on the Public side. Public side is usually government. I believe now it is also Banks. Private is where capital will move to. For Information on this goto If and when the electronic purse happens the war on cash (Freedom) will be in full bloom. Will not be able to buy or sell with it in terms of their system. That is slavery. People do trust the Banks. That will make it their blockchain fail.