Monthly Archives: November 2001

Beware of Violent Zealots, No Matter What Uniforms They Wear

Dennis T. Avery WASHINGTON, DC – Two of the world’s activist splinter groups are relying on violent threats to force us away from the 21st century and back into the poverty and ignorance of the 15th century. One of these … Continue reading

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New WTO Trade Round A Major Opportunity For U.S. Agriculture

Dennis T. Avery WASHINGTON, DC – The trade ministers of 140 countries just handed American farmers their first realistic chance to end the European Union’s predatory export dumping, and gain major food and feed sales in densely-populated and newly-affluent Asian … Continue reading

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Activists Didn’t Attack Farm Trade At Qatar

Dennis T. Avery WASHINGTON, DC – The anti-globalization protesters mostly didn’t show up for the November 9-13 meeting of the World Trade Organization in Doha, Qatar. American farmers, denied the opportunity to expand their exports by these activists for the … Continue reading

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Will Activists Attack Globalization Again In The Qatar Desert?

Dennis T. Avery Washington, DC – Nearly two years ago, the world tried to open a freer-trade negotiation in Seattle. The event was blocked by thousands of environmental activists and labor union demonstrators who took over the streets, assaulted restaurants, … Continue reading

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Deliberating In the Desert About Freer Farm Trade

Dennis T. Avery WASHINGTON, DC – The world is starting another urgently needed effort to liberalize farm trade. Fittingly, the World Trade Organization is re-starting the trade negotiations, stalled by activist demonstrations in Seattle two years ago, in the tiny, … Continue reading

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What If Our Anthrax Cure Stopped Working

Dennis T. Avery “What If Cipro Stopped working?” was the November 3rd headline over a New York Times commentary piece obviously designed to scare us about death from anthrax. The authors of the commentary say inaccurately that the widespread use … Continue reading

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