The Architects of Free Trade Really Did Want a World Gov’t

Observations on Credit and Surveillance — NAFTA Origins, Part Two: The Architects of Free Trade Really Did Want a World Government of Corporations.

"It's amazing what you find in the Congressional Record. For example, you find American political officials (liberal ones, actually) engaged in an actual campaign to get rid of countries with their pesky parochial interests, and have the whole world managed by global corporations. Yup, this actually was explicit in the 1960s, as opposed to today's passive aggressive arguments which amount to the same thing."

Advice for Writing

A writer's narrative perspective (their “voice,” or, how they come across to their reader) must be: This is me talking to you.

That's it. Nothing more, nothing less.

It's not: This is me 100 years ago speaking in a “classical” voice.

It's not: Speaking as if from professor to student or from adult to child.

It's not: This is me thinking out loud.

It's not: Look at how clever I am! See what I did with that sentence?

It's just me talking to you.