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Trade is a weapon the West aims at the Global South.

Jun 13 2015
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Look at my own country, Uganda. We have been politically independent since 1962. Minerals, forests, fish, flowers, banks, insurance companies – nothing is owned by us. Nothing. Empire exists, even now, in Uganda.

Author and policy maker Yash Tandon challenges the West’s ideas of both free and fair trade, and explains how colonialism’s newest form is a consolidated, intergovernmental apparatus with the same goals as ever – resource extraction and labor exploitation.

Yash’s latest book is Trade Is War: The West’s War Against the World from OR Books.

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Yash Tandon

Yash Tandon is an author and an Honorary Professor at Warwick and London Middlesex Universities in the UK.

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