By Max Quigley ; Updated September 29, Globalization has both positive and negative consequences. Globalization refers to the modern phenomena of cultures, nations and financial institutions around the world becoming more and more interconnected. As a result of this interconnection, these various institutions are becoming interdependent. This interdependency carries with it ethical and practical issues that are being addressed by politicians and scientists worldwide.
Because of technological changes our world is becoming more and more interconnected. The dynamic force of globalization will continue to change our perceptions, as it reshapes our lives, the way we make a living and the way we relate.
The changes are economic, technological, cultural and political. Incidentally, Karl Marx, in the Communist Manifesto predicted that the relentless search for markets will alter older social structures. Some say it is a runaway world. I will look at the economic impact of this story and the contentious issue of globalization in trade and its effects on the poor as well as the rich.
The gap between rich and poor in the world is still very large. There are still too many people who die because they are too poor to live. Aid and a fairer trading system are crucial.
As we will see, it can be an enormous help to poor countries. It can start them on the first steps of the ladder of progress.
Tremendous changes are also occurring in the richer countries. Globalization, free trade and outsourcing are very controversial issues. They have been much in the news but they have not been seriously discussed in the media.
Thinking on this subject falls basically into two camps. The anti-globalists come in two varieties. The protectionists, as for example Pat Buchanan, are extreme conservatives who think American nationalism suffers from the commands of the global economy.
This approach is essentially economic nationalism.
They believe that international institutions undermine the sovereignty of the nation and make the country more beholden to transnational corporations. Buchanan opposes multiculturalism and immigration, claiming it leads to a moral decline of the nation.
The opposite pole of anti-globalists are much more radical in their thinking. They oppose the WTO, the World Trade Organization, claiming that it is undemocratic, and ignores environmental problems and labor conditions such as child labor and workplace safety. Finally they claim that globalization increases inequality and further impoverishes the poor.
The anti-globalist movement has grown in passion and strength.
They have staged numerous protests. The one in Seattle involved some violence, but mostly they are peaceful. The one recently in Hong Kong however was not peaceful.
The pro-globalists claim that free trade creates wealth, and this increase trickles down and improves the condition of the poor.
It is the increasingly closer integration of countries and peoples of the world brought about by the enormous reduction of transportation and communication costs and the breakdown of barriers to the flow of goods, services, capital and knowledge.
Think of it as a tidal wave of change brought about by the impact of new technologies.
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