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92,055. The World Trade Organisation was created ... by the same institutions, the same powerful central banks that created the United Nations and empowered it in the 1940s. They seek to destroy national sovereignty not just in America but worldwide and reign it in under the control of a huge dictatorial machine. And their track record is clear: they are nothing more than servants of the corrupt global establishment serving their every whim, dividing up the property on the global plantation. (Trade & Big Brother & United Nations & Institutions) Alex Jones, Police State II: The Takeover
92,056. The Justice Department and the elite Delta Force pushed for Seattle crackdown against WTO protesters. (Trade & Big Brother & Protest) Seattle News online article Rick Anderson 23rd December 1999
4,319. Trade and industry are forging new connections around the world. (Humanity & Trade & Industry) Mankind: The Story of All of Us I, History Channel 2012
7,027. A long time ago, there was no such thing as school, and children spent their days learning a trade, a phrase which here means ‘standing around doing tedious tasks under the instruction of a bossy adult’. In time, however, people realized that the children could be allowed to sit, and the first school was invented. (School & Trade) Lemony Snicket, Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid
20,994. 1947: shortly after the close of World War II 23 nations signed a general agreement on tariffs and trade: GATT. (GBH Films & Trade & Demonstration) Battle in Seattle 2007 starring Woody Harrelson & Andre Benjamin & Jennifer Carpenter & Martin Henderson & Ray Liotta & Connie Nielsen & Michelle Rodriguez & Channing Tatum & Charlize Theron et al, director Stuart Townsend
20,995. It has very little to do with trade and it is certainly not free. (GBH Films & Trade & Demonstration) ibid. bird
21,000. Isn’t it time that people mattered more than profit? (GBH Films & Profit & Trade & Demonstration) ibid. Medicine sans Frontiers bloke
21,003. 2003: As the WTO floods local markets with imports, 40,000 Indian farmers commit suicide to escape their debt. (GBH Films & Trade & Demonstration) ibid. caption
31,211. They had pioneered the age of steam. They made more than half the world’s industrial goods, and three-quarters the world’s trade was carried in British ships. But despite this success Victoria’s cities were pits of poverty and deprivation. (England & Great Britain & Steam & Manufacturing & Trade & Cities & Industrial Revolution) Empires: Queen Victoria’s Empire III: The Moral Crusade
31,262. Two Victorian obsessions: religion and free trade. (England & Great Britain & Empire & Trade) Jeremy Paxman, Empire V: Doing Good, BBC 2012
32,863. More and more of our imports come from oversees. (Bush & Trade) George W Bush
36,472. People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. (Conspiracy & Trade) Adam Smith
41,646. ‘Money doesn’t facilitate; it inhibits transactions and trading.’ (Money & Trade) The Money Fix, male interviewee
74,657. The Syrians introduced the monastic life to the West. They were the great traders of the ancient world. (Christianity & Sex & Syria & Trade) Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, Sex and the Church I: From Pleasure to Sin, BBC 2015
65,275. Bigotry does not consort easily with free trade. (Bigotry & Trade) Peter Ackroyd, Venice: Pure City
79,746. The Thames has always been a river of trade. Its tidal reaches from the estuary to London have always been hard at work. (London & Trade) Peter Ackroyd’s Thames 3/4
79,747. It was said in the sixteenth century that, ‘From a distance the river looked like a forest of masts.’ (London & Trade) ibid.
120,621. The Thames handled the trade of the world. (London & Trade) ibid.
72,304. We never told the truth for ten minutes in this house. (Family & Truth) Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman 2006 starring Xavarian Dramatic Society, Warren Able Theatre starring Daniel Valez & Amanda Magnavita & Michael Longo & Michael Maldonado et al, Biff to Willie, with Linda & Happy
5,092. Is that to say we are against Free Trade? No, we are for Free Trade, because by Free Trade all economical laws, with their most astounding contradictions, will act upon a larger scale, upon the territory of the whole earth; and because from the uniting of all these contradictions in a single group, where they will stand face to face, will result the struggle which will itself eventuate in the emancipation of the proletariat. Karl Marx 1847
67,306. Leaving things alone to do their thing became known as laissez-faire – free trade we call it. (Civilisation & Trade) James Burke, Connections II 1994: Routes s2e16
75,381. Hair. It always needs doing. You’ve got to have a trade, boy. (Hair & Trade) Fantabulosa! BBC, dad to boy Kenneth Williams
91,547. Great trade will always be attended with considerable abuses. Edmund Burke
91,548. Thousands of protesters peacefully gathered in Seattle, Washington, to protest the World Trade Organisation, which was meeting in the city.
The police violently engaged the crowds using chemical and conventional weapons.
Hundreds were arrested and injured for peacefully exercising their rights to assembly and free speech. (Trade & Protest & NAU) United We Fall, Press for Truth 2010, caption
91,549. They have a dream to dominate the world. (Trade & Protest & NAU) ibid.
91,550. Real freedoms are eaten up a little at a time. While government controls are slipped on. While the real power is collected into a few hands. (Trade & Protest & NAU) ibid.
91,551. They create order out of the chaos. (Trade & Protest & NAU) ibid.
89,704. My idea is that when things are not going so well, the State should come in, but when things are going well, the State should keep out. In other words, it is a policy determined by the state of trade in the country. (State & Trade) Major Gwilym Lloyd George 1946