[thechat] Censorship

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Sat Oct 18 01:17:47 CDT 2003

On Monday, October 13, 2003, at 03:38  pm, Isaac Forman wrote:

> Riders like the one Ron's mentioned are fucking the planet. Martin lent
> me a great book by Greg Palast (The Best Democracy Money Can Buy) that
> details how the IMF, WTO and World Bank are using more extensive riders
> to fuck over country after country. "You can have a loan to get your
> country out of its current debt, but only if you allow our mega-corps 
> to
> buy out your government, lower minimum wages, destroy unions that
> protect workers, etc".

This is, of course, described as 'free trade' and held up as a 
universal good.

Now playing on iTunes: "The Lovecats" by The Cure from 'The Very Best 
Of The Tube' - a hit from way back in 1983

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