The free market guru Milton Friedman understood what so many progressives do not: that crises create opportunities for radical change. From low-wage workers, to local entrepreneurs, from independent
thinking elected officials to the global networks that brought you the
Battle in Seattle a decade ago, there's a new questioning of the Wall
Talk of the dangers of trade protectionism is used by European politicians to obscure the need for protection from transnational corporations whose control of European trade policy continues to cause negative social and environment impacts.