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Arnold Toynbee
Well-known British historian, Fabian, and member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (the British equivalent of the Council on Foreign Relations).

Banishing sovereignty.

“We are at present working … with all our might to wrest this mysterious political force called sovereignty out of the clutches of the local states of the world. And all the time, we are denying with our lips what we are doing with our hands.”

Source: “Scuttling Bad Trade Agreements,” by Steven Yates, eco-logic Powerhouse website.
Hardcopy: Printout of 5-30-05 webpage that posted the quote.
Contributor: AIM.

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