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FTC Names British Government Agent to Senior Position

June 24, 2011
S.M. Oliva

Another Step Towards World Government

The Federal Trade Commission recently appointed a British government agent to a senior management position, raising serious concerns about the FTC’s commitment to US sovereignty and the increasing role of unelected foreign antitrust regulators in restricting the property rights and economic liberties of American citizens.

On June 22, the FTC named Dr. Alison Oldale as deputy director for antitrust in the agency’s Bureau of Economics. Dr. Oldale, who is not a US citizen, is currently the chief economist for the United Kingdom’s Competition Commission (UKCC). According to a UKCC press release, Dr. Oldale will be “on a year’s secondment” –  in effect, on loan to the FTC – and she is expected to return to UKCC after completing her service in the US. The FTC’s press release on Dr. Oldale’s appointment did not disclose this.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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