"International trade has been shaped by hundreds of years of European colonialism. In fact, much of today’s global economy, for example the trade relations between the developed and under-developed world, is inextricably tied up with this history. The legacies of this history did not end with formal independence. Yet, there has never been any concerted effort by the international community to discontinue these legacies so as to create true equality of opportunity and justice in international relations and trade." Read the full letter.