The WTO: Five Years of Reasons to Resist Corporate Globalization (Paperback)

By Lori Wallach, Michele Sforza (Joint Author), Ralph Nader (Introduction by)
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In this groundbreaking pamphlet, directors of Ralph Nader's Public Citizen group examine the first five years of the World Trade Organization's track record, demonstrating how the WTO aims to create a new global economic system that increases corporate profit with little regard for social and ecological impacts, or democratically enacted law. Wallach and Sforza make clear recommendations for altering the undemocratic course that the WTO imposes on democratic society.

About the Author

Lori Wallach is Director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, which was created in 1995 to promote government and corporate accountability in the globalization and trade arena.

Ralph Nader was recently named by the Atlantic as one of the 100 most influential figures in American history, one of only four living people to be so honored. The son of immigrants from Lebanon, he has launched two major presidential campaigns and founded or organized more than one hundred civic organizations. His groups have made an impact on tax reform, atomic power regulation, the tobacco industry, clean air and water, food safety, access to health care, civil rights, congressional ethics, and much more.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781583220351
ISBN-10: 1583220356
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication Date: December 7th, 1999
Pages: 80
Language: English