In Whose Service? GATS and the WTO
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What if a corporation took over the U.S. Postal Service or your municipal water system? Through discussion of the General Agreement on Trade in Services, we’ll take a look at the World Trade Organization’s momentum toward privatization of all service sectors, from accounting to electricity.
Lori Wallach and Mary Bottari, Public Citizens’ Global Trade Watch; Ellen Gould, an expert on international accounting practices; Scott Sinclair, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives; Ruth Kaplan, Alliance for Democracy; Lawrence White, a professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business; Patricia Arnold, a professor of accounting at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; music from Larry Shaw.
For more information:
Public Citizens’ Global Trade Watch – Washington, DC
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – CCPA National Office
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Trade Campaign, Alliance for Democracy – Waltham, MA