Pat Choate

Pat Choate is the author of Agents of Influence (Alfred A. Knopf).

Latest by Pat Choate in Chronicles

  • The Sword in the Stone
    April 23, 2018

    The Sword in the Stone

    During the closing days of the 1993 congressional debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), 300 of the nation's leading economists, including two Nobel Laureates, released a joint letter that urged the pact's immediate ratification.

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  • The Sword in the Stone
    October 1995

    The Sword in the Stone

    During the closing days of the 1993 congressional debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), 300 of the nation's leading economists, including two Nobel Laureates, released a joint letter that urged the pact's immediate ratification.

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  • Puppets for Nippon
    May 1993

    Puppets for Nippon

    The Japan Economic Journal reported in 1980 that "influence in Washington is just like in Indonesia. It's for sale." It still is. Today, more than 100 foreign governments and hundreds of foreign corporations are running on-going political campaigns in the United States, as though they were a third major political party.

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