This is important
- The TPPA isn’t a trade deal; it goes far deeper than that. I have reservations about a deal of which we really know nothing.
If a free trade agreement can’t be fully described in a couple of A4 sheets of paper, then it isn’t a free trade agreement.
- The Americans will never give an inch on trade without taking a mile. Or on anything else come to that.
- People are saying, “Our great and glorious leaders would never sign up to something that isn’t in our best interests.”
Really? Remember Vietnam? Afghanistan? Iraq? What’s good for politicians isn’t always what’s good for the suckers who voted for them.
Here’s a real expert.
Professor Jane Kelsey remains remarkably civil whilst trying to inform the smarmy middle-aged adolescent, Mike Hosking: