ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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GATT- The Quid and the Quo

THE moito of Australia's deputy premier, Anthony Douglas, a farming (pigs) tycoon, was appropriate to define the jungle of the GATT ministerial conference: "In politics, if you see a head, kick it." This precisely is descriptive of the law of fang and claw that defines the intensified struggle for the global market. Douglas's utterance was symptomatic of the rhetoric of the political functionaries of Big Capital, including those of William Brock, chairman of the US delegation and scion of a Tennessee candy fortune.

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