Alan Oxley: January 2005 Archives

People Against People

In January, Greenpeace launched coordinated campaigns in Hong Kong and Thailand against power companies for causing global warming by generating electricity from coal. Greenpeace Hong Kong claimed global warming had killed 150,000 people. This is deeply misguided t Read More

Who Will Lead WTO?

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is one of the most important international agencies. Its success depends upon its free trade dogma being as pure as possible. Dr. Supachai Panichpakdi, the Thai head of the organization, is due to retire. Who... Read More

Crisis and Opportunity

The Sumatra tsunami looks like the biggest natural killer since the Tangshan earthquake in China nearly 30 years ago. The latest estimate of the deathtoll is 150,000. Crises like these are natural circuit breakers. They also create danger and opportunities... Read More

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