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Friday, March 07, 2008

AstroPolitics Looks at 'Starship traders'

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama may think they have their hands full with NAFTA, but just wait until it's time to renegotiate DSFTA, the Deep Space Free Trade Agreement. In the latest issue of Astropolitics, political scientist John Hickman thinks where no social scientist has thunk before in his new article, "Problems of Interplanetary and Interstellar Trade."

Hickman believes that interplanetary trade could be one of the primary economic drivers for space exploration in the future. The potential problems are by no means minor, however. MORE.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

At first any such agreement will be between a mother coutry and her colonie (US and her moon base), later IF such a coloniebecome indipendent, thats when such far off treatys will be created.

Its realy not that hard to see it as any other type of trade agreement really.