Nation Topics - Globalization
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In 'the other' Cancún, tourist-industry workers live in poverty and squalor.
The system itself is broken.
The streets of Baghdad are a swamp of crime and uncollected garbage.
Battered local businesses are going bankrupt, unable to compete with
With the end of the Iraq war, the globalization war is heating up around
trade again, this time over the issue of genetically modified food.
On April 6, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz spelled it out:
There will be no role for the United Nations in setting up an interim
government in Iraq.
Globalization: Use this word in a sentence, especially as the cause of
something bad, and you will get knowing nods all around.
Opponents of the neoliberal model are demanding a new social contract.
One of the first casualties of war may be those happy-talk forecasts of
a robust recovery once the bombing starts in Iraq, but a far more
momentous economic question accompanies Bush's invasion
In the 1960s it seemed as if the Third World was in flames, fueled by
anti-imperialist struggles from Cuba to Vietnam, Bolivia to Algeria.
Well, it could have been true.