How do you feel about the future since
What's happening with the General Agreement
on Trade in Services (GATS)?
Do you think there's a need to reform
the WTO, or will it evolve into something better of its own accord?
And how are we going to reconcile the conflict between private shareholder
money and the public interest?
We spoke about the ten years since
Rio. What are the most significant issues that the general viewer
who doesn't know anything of the details we've been talking about,
but who just has a sense that the world is having problems, should
be aware of?
Can you talk about the dysfunctionality
of governments and the emergence of civil society?
Do you not think that democracy is
still an important idea? At the moment there's a loss of sovereignty
where decisions are made in the WTO or made elsewhere by corporations.
Is it not important to have local democracy, local choices, local
Do you think the transition to a hydrogen
economy will happen anytime soon?
A final question... What about the
intelligence communities and the military, and their old-fashioned
concept of security based on coercion and brute force that we still
see now with Bush and Iraq. Can you talk about re-defining security?