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Monday, April 9, 2012

The Sounds and Images of Globalization

Posted by on Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 9:14 AM

This video, which concerns a trash art project in Santo Domingo, captures the true spirit of globalization... economic process that, for billions people, moves up from the bottom, not down from the top.


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Phoebe in Wallingford 1
What is Charles trying to say here?
Posted by Phoebe in Wallingford on April 9, 2012 at 9:30 AM · Report this
Fifty-Two-Eighty 2
Sigh. I miss Dan Savage. At least he still responds to my e-mails (even if it takes him a week these days).
Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty on April 9, 2012 at 10:05 AM · Report this

You can talk about the horrors of globalization, but there are some benefits.

For example, you should watch 48 Hours episode on Honor which a father deliberately ran over (and killed) his 18 year old daughter and her friend because she had adopted the American lifestyle -- wearing mall clothes, having a boyfriend -- and he felt it besmirched his family's honor.

These killing go on all the time, whether here in America or elsewhere. If globalization means the entire world adopting American standards of freedom and liberty then I'm all for it.
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on April 9, 2012 at 11:24 AM · Report this

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