Saturday, April 7, 2007
Throughout the world activists are opposing WTO rules as unfair and detrimental to food, farming and rural society. Then comes Minister of Trade Sami Haddad who never misses an opportunity (see previous posts for his latest achievements). He is now trying to convince the poor that joining the WTO, which he predicts will be for next year, will mainly benefit... the poor. Except, he says, some people employed in the non competitive sectors who will lose their employment. Read this Al Safir article for more details.