Category Archives: Trade and Social Concerns

Terminating the peasants

February 26, 2014 NAJMA SADEQUE Imagine maize, or corn, having cellular structures resembling those of humans, making them easier for scientists to manipulate. Much more disconcerting to discover however, was why scientists were tinkering with maize. Non-reproducing seeds apart, they … Continue reading

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They’re selling our country

–    Najma Sadeque   In 2011, thanks to advanced computers, three systems scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology drew on an existing global marketing database of over 30 million companies and investors worldwide. The study, called ‘The Network of Global Corporate Control’, traced their … Continue reading

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Trade and social concerns

By Najma Sadeque Published in Dawn – Opinion page January 6, 2006 THERE were 6,000 negotiators, 3,000 registered business and NGO lobbyists, and some 5,000 stakeholder-protesters from 149 countries at the WTO’s recent Hong Kong ministerial. Non-official participants offered over … Continue reading

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