The Future of the World Trade Organization

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Last week-s World Trade Organization talks in Cancun, Mexico were supposed to focus on help for the developing world, but 22 developing nations walked out over demands from the US and the European Union. Now, the industrialized nations are threatening to use their clout to force separate agreements with countries too weak to fight back. Are the US and other rich countries increasing the gap between themselves and poor nations around the world? Does the World Trade Organization have a future? We speak with journalists, trade industry advisors and watch-dogs who attended the WTO summit, as well as farmers in Brazil and America-s Midwest.
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World Trade Organization (WTO)

WTO Ministerial Conference in Cancun

European Union at WTO

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

US Government at WTO

Galileo project

Ninth Circuit-s (9/19) decision for en banc hearing on postponing California recall

Ninth Circuit-s (9/15) three-judge decision on delaying California recall



Warren Olney