Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Biraj Patnaik and Timothy A. Wise — Don’t Buy the Spin

Timothy A. Wise and Biraj Patnaik analyze the outcome and implications of World Trade Organization’s Nairobi summit for India’s Scroll media outlet. See Wise’s previous analyses of the Nairobi WTO meeting.…
While the claims of Doha death are, as Mark Twain might have said, premature, there is no doubt the development agenda has been undermined. Developing countries got very little in Nairobi, official press releases aside, and they are likely to get even less in a future characterised by Southern incoherence and Northern dominance. 
Don’t Buy the Spin
Biraj Patnaik, Principal Adviser to the Commissioners of the Supreme Court in the Right to Food case, and Timothy A. Wise, researcher at Tufts University

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