The Panama Papers, Free Trade, and the Offshoring of National Sovereignty

Ellin Jimmerson — As the Panama Papers began to be rolled out, many were wondering how they connect to the Panama Free Trade Agreement, technically called the Panama United States Trade Promotion Agreement, and how they relatet to the offshoring of national sovereignty. Now, I am wondering whether and how they also connect to Brexit. I don’t know anything about the European Union other than it was in … Continue reading The Panama Papers, Free Trade, and the Offshoring of National Sovereignty

Contextualizing Brexit: A Conversation about Nationalism and Globalization

Jeff Berger, Charles Cottle, J. David Gillespie, and Ellin Jimmerson — The recent June 24, 2016 referendum in Great Britain called Brexit, which marks its upcoming departure from the European Union, was the context for this conversation. The participants are all Wise Guys contributors. We encourage readers to continue the discussion in the comments section. Jeff I’m still trying to make sense of the latest … Continue reading Contextualizing Brexit: A Conversation about Nationalism and Globalization