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Free trade fiction & crumbs of hope

June 16, 2019

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Crumbs of hope are still being tossed to increasingly restive and increasingly unemployed working people, the latest of these being the promise of a multi-trillion dollar free trade zone apparently to the benefit of Africa's 1.22 billion population. This is yet another myth promoted to support a systemic problem.

Mandela: the dangers of deification

December 13, 2013

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Myths can often be easily shattered, the shards of half truths, of falsehoods and exaggerations tending to bury the real merit on which they were based. So let it not be with Mandela.