There is absolutely nothing free about the global markets at this point. From the funny money created by the private banks to the trade agreements crafted solely for the multinational conglomerates, it’s a blueprint to kill the sovereignty and democracy packaged in colorful logos and shitty ‘planned obsolesce’ products.
As the Conservative Treehouse in this excellent overview of the topic points out, the free market economic system is a fully controlled system in all but name:
“Every element of global economic trade is controlled and exploited by massive institutions, multinational banks and multinational corporations. Institutions like the World Trade Organization (WTO) and World Bank control trillions of dollars in economic activity. Underneath that economic activity there are people who hold the reigns of power over the outcomes.
For three decades economic “globalism” has advanced, quickly. Everyone accepts this statement, yet few actually stop to ask who and what are behind this – and why?
Influential people with vested financial interests in the process have sold a narrative that global manufacturing, global sourcing, and global production was the inherent way of the future. The same voices claimed the American economy was consigned to become a “service-driven economy.”
What was always missed in these discussions is that advocates selling this global-economy message have a vested financial and ideological interest in convincing the information consumer it is all just a natural outcome of economic progress.
It’s not natural at all. It is a process that is entirely controlled, promoted and utilized by large conglomerates, lobbyists, purchased politicians and massive financial corporations.
The ‘America First’ Trump-Trade Doctrine upsets the entire construct of this multinational export/control dynamic. Team Trump focus exclusively on bilateral trade deals, with specific trade agreements targeted toward individual nations (not national corporations).”
And there is nothing surprising about his actions, Trump described his to-be strategy in blunt terms already before his presidency: