Really Just Misunderstood, Surely.

Groups A & B

Read the article ‘Ten Common Misunderstandings about the World Trade Organisation‘. 

2 groups then need to produce counter-evidence to each claim of misunderstanding named on the website. Record both where you got the information from and the author of the source. We will then review the misunderstandings and see whether you agree or disagree.

Groups C & D

Investigate the following common criticisms levied at the IMF, World Bank and WTO:

  • Race to the bottom
  • Earn more – eat less
  • Tool of the developed world
  • Reduces state sovereignty
Explain the basis of each of these criticisms and evaluate the validity of them.

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