Dead Wild Roses: More on the Free Investor Agreement or the TTP –

Paul Street writes a foreboding analysis of what the TPP is on Counterpunch. “Lawyers and lobbyists for giant multinational corporations have been working up the TPP and promoting it for nearly a decade. The measure would join the United States along with 11 other nations along the Pacific Rim (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, ...

Dead Wild Roses: Arbourist Casts Skeptical Eye Toward EU/Canada FTA.

Harper turns kitten eating grin to 11. The European Union/Canadian Free Trade agreement was unexpectedly foisted onto the Canadian public – like driving over a deep pothole at night, the consequences of  this agreement require the public to pull over and carefully examine the damage done to our society and economy.   Strangely enough, our benevolent ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Mexican Option – The Poor slaughtering the Poor.

We’re missing yet another capitalist experiment go bad.  Chile self-destructed earlier under the watchful eye of the IMF and its neo-liberal reforms.  Mexico, geographically, is much closer to us and you would think that its slide into anarchy would garner a little more attention in our news media. Nah. The breakdown of Mexican civilized society ...