For those concerned with where life is going on the flagship earth and whether or not they want to go there, Occupy World Street is not only a wake-up call but also a call for action and a strategy for changing course before it’s too late.
– Foreign Policy in Focus
Praise for the book
"Ross Jackson has written the definitive analysis of why the current system cannot reform itself and why a completely new system must be born."
- Jim Garrison, Chairman and President, State of the World Forum
Quotes from the Book
The Gaian Trade Organization replaces the WTO for member states. Sovereign control over all trade (e.g., tariff policy, product bans, most favored nation status) is necessary to prevent domestic-member products from being undercut by non-member imported products of lower environmental standards, as well as for protecting sovereign priorities and preferences.
In addition, controls on capital movement are necessary for the development of comparative advantage industries in developing countries and to protect small country equity and currency markets from speculative capital flows, and will in addition free up some currency reserves for more productive purposes.