Impressive Liberalisation quotations
If you want to dance on a bar top, some of us will fall off the bar top.
Some people will die as a result of liberalising bar top dancing... a young girl with a short skirt dancing on it may attract some insults from some other men, the boyfriend will start fighting and some people will die.
The WTO has one of the most impressive records in global economic governance, by promoting trade liberalisation and economic development.
The Western world loves liberalisation, provided it doesnt affect them.
We must continue to liberalise the single market, cut red tape and basically create a digital single market. We have not completed the single market yet, there is not sufficient free movement of goods, labour, services and money. We have to keep on working at that against all the protectionist tendencies that we have right now.
I have an idealistic view of science as a liberalising and progressive force for humanity.
Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences.
I certainly believe that we gain through open trade and liberalisation.
Politics are vulgar when they are not liberalised by history, and history fades into mere literature when it loses sight of its relation to practical politics.