Posts Tagged ‘Globalization’

“Manufacturing Dissent”: The Anti-globalization Movement is Funded by the Corporate Elites

This article was first published in 2010. The author’s introductory quote was first formulated in 2001 in the context of the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City which was held a few months before 9/11 “Everything the [Ford] Foundation did could be regarded as “making the World safe for capitalism”, reducing social tensions by […]

The Decline of Jamaica’s Trade Union Movement in the Era of Capitalist Globalization

Jamaica’s development project was largely influenced by Western expansionism and colonialism. Colonialism was predicated on the demand for extraction of resources and forced labour of African slaves in order to market the industrial products of metropolitan countries (McMichael, 2004 and Girvan, 2012). As a result of promoting private enterprise, enormous commercial profits have been generated […]

Our “Prosperity” Is Now Dependent on Predatory Globalization

So here’s the story explaining why “free” trade and globalization create so much wonderful prosperity for all of us: I find a nation with cheap labor and no environmental laws anxious to give me cheap land and tax credits, so I move my factory from my high-cost, highly regulated nation to the low-cost nation, and keep […]

Trump Threats of WTO Pullout Spark Fear of “Law of the Jungle,” End to Neoliberal Globalization

GENEVA — President Donald Trump’s threat to the World Trade Organization (WTO) that a failure to treat the U.S. “properly” will mean “we will be doing something” has sent shockwaves rippling through Western capitals who fear that the “America First” agenda is increasingly leading to bruising fights with the other powers who comprise the globalized, […]

GLOBALIZATION-OWO CON-GAME VERSUS FREE NATIONS

ROTHSCHILDS CRIME SYNDICATE CENTRAL Click for Source Article on ZeroHedge by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com 2018 CE: GLOBALIZATION-OWO CON-GAME VERSUS FREE NATIONS — A “new world order” is a very specific sacred cult of elitism. It is an engineered vision – a world built according to their rules, not a world that evolved naturally according […]

US Trade Deficits, Trump Trade Policies, And Capitalist Globalization

US Trade Deficits, Trump Trade Policies, And Capitalist Globalization Above photo: Eleanor Goldfield. Understandably concerned about the consequences of the large and sustained US trade deficit, many workers have grown tired of waiting for so-called market forces to produce balance.  Thus, they cheer Trump administration promises to correct the imbalance through tariffs or reworked trade agreements that will […]

Blackouts and Flashpoints in 2018: Who Rules America, Globalization and Geopolitics

January 30, 2018 By Prof. James Petras The prophets and forecasters for the coming year have already set out their global vision ranging from rising economies to catastrophic global wars. I want to argue from a different perspective, focusing on the increasing subdivision of markets, the deepening autonomy of political action […]

Top Institutions and Economists Now Say Globalization Increases Inequality

Top Institutions and Economists Now Say Globalization Increases Inequality By WashingtonsBlogwashingtonsblog.com World Bank, IMF, BIS, NBER, McKinsey Now Admit that Globalization Increases Inequality We’ve all heard that globalization lifts all boats and increases our prosperity … But mainstream economists and organizations are now starting to say that globalization increases inequality. The National Bureau of Economic […]

Greece: A (Basket) Case Study In Savage Globalization

A woman uses her fan to cool down outside the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens, July 24, 2017. (AP/Thanassis Stavrakis) ATHENS (Analysis)– Oscar López Rivera, the Puerto Rican activist, and advocate for independence whose 70-year prison sentence was commuted earlier this year, resulting in his release after serving 35 years, once had this to […]

It’s Not Only Necessary To Develop An Alternative To Globalization — It’s Entirely Possible

Above Photo: StopFastTrack / Flickr It was the left who diagnosed the ills of globalization. So why is the right eating our lunch? Free trade and the freedom of capital to move across borders have been the cutting edge of globalization. They’ve also led to the succession of crises that have led to the widespread […]

Going Underground – Is it the end for Globalization? Former IMF official discusses the protests at the G20

Going Underground – Is it the end for Globalization? Former IMF official discusses the protests at the G20 Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com We speak to former Executive Secretary of the IMF-World Bank Development Committee, Thomas A Bernes about the G20 summit and how are they challenging the global order. View the original video for […]

China Builds New Type of Globalization

Related Posts “Manufacturing Dissent”: The Anti-globalization Movement is Funded by the Corporate Elites This article was first published in 2010. The author’s introductory quote was first formulated in The Decline of Jamaica’s Trade Union Movement in the Era of Capitalist Globalization Jamaica’s development project was largely influenced by Western expansionism and colonialism. Colonialism was predicated […]

COMMENTARY: Globalization 2.0 – How China’s Two-Day Summit Aims To Shape A New World Order

Earlier this year, Africa’s first electric transnational railway began running from landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti, where China has set up a foreign military outpost. And last year, an inaugural freight train from eastern China arrived in Iran days after the easing of international sanctions on the Islamic republic. Such projects represent China’s most ambitious steps […]

Win-win partnerships: Alibaba’s Jack Ma sees ‘One Belt One Road’ strategy as uniquely effective and inclusive globalization

     China’s ambitious investment project, part of its ‘One Belt, One Road’ strategy, is uniquely effective and inclusive, according to a Chinese billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma. “The greatest difference between the Belt and Road Initiative and general globalization lies in the inclusion of young people, women, smaller enterprises and developing countries. It aims […]

The Globalization of Misery

The closest I ever got to Mosul, Iraqs second largest city, was 1,720.7 miles away or so the Internet assures me.  Although Ive had a lifelong interest in history, I know next to nothing about Mosuls, nor do I have more than a glancing sense of what it looks like, or more accurately what it […]

Neoliberal Globalization: In the Shadow of Social Democracy, Right-Wing Challenges and Left Alternatives

Related Posts Economic and Social Crisis in Puerto Rico: “The Ugly American” and the Puerto Rican National Question The latest crisis in Puerto Rico involves Gov. Ricardo Rossello and appears to be the Chiropractor forced to pay $100,000 in fines for sharing "anti-vaccine" content on social media (Natural News) A Canadian doctor […]

Minsk: Belarus is Ready to Become the Western Gate of China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Related Posts Iran, UNCTAD stress enhancement of mutual cooperation Tehran, July 22, IRNA – Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ali Tayyebnia and UNCTAD CIA Pilot Presents Evidence That No Planes Hit Towers On 9/11 Ex-CIA and commercial jet pilot John Lear claims that the Twin Towers were not bought Review: new short film ‘Gaza […]

Cop Blocker Nasty Nathanial Detained For Filming A Police Station

This post was submitted by regular Cop Block contributor Nasty Nathanial using our Submit Page. Howdy folks. How are all of you doing out there wherever you may be? Yours truly is here and it is time for some more Cop Blocking. Since being back in the country I have been Cop Blocking more than […]

500,000 Petitions To Congress Demand Rejection Of TPP

Print Friendly Above Photo: From foe.org Today, June 29, Friends of the Earth, Sierra Club, Food and Water Watch and other environmental advocates delivered more than 500,000 petitions to Congress demanding the rejection of a Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal that promises to ramp up fossil fuel exports, accelerate climate change and encourage deregulation of environmental safeguards across the […]

It’s started already, UK business relocating or planning to relocate to the EU

Carnival cruise firm Southampton jobs ‘at risk’ Brexit is a ‘huge negative’ for Japanese companies in the UK Leave vote a disaster for City and business Brexit raises doubts over Tata Steel’s UK operations Britain’s biggest car firms warn Brexit could put thousands of jobs at … Global banks eye Frankfurt offices in Brexit contingency […]

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