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tblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-12-09 04:45 PM
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42. I know! Isn't that awful. And it will keep spiraling down until something implodes
and the Corporate Masters will build walls around themselves and throw the people, I mean the 'insurgents/terrorists," in prison or bomb them to "save the village." It's happening.
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  -Face it, globalization is just another word for imperialism. arcadian  Nov-12-09 01:13 PM   #0 
  - Globalization has done squat for the average American. It has only made our lives worse while  avaistheone1   Nov-12-09 01:16 PM   #1 
  - And it is devastating much of the developing world.  tblue   Nov-12-09 01:29 PM   #3 
  - I'd say its even worse  TheKentuckian   Nov-12-09 01:21 PM   #2 
  - +1  mitchum   Nov-12-09 02:00 PM   #10 
  - Of course it is. But you can't just call it 'American Iraq' as you could American Samoa.  tblue   Nov-12-09 01:33 PM   #4 
  - More like the Brits  Zodiak   Nov-12-09 01:35 PM   #5 
  - The Crown is a corporate sole  arcadian   Nov-12-09 02:09 PM   #14 
  - America is controlled by the wealthy. They are the imperialists. Not us. nt  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 04:36 PM   #39 
  - So was the original globalization  malaise   Nov-12-09 01:39 PM   #6 
  - We kind of have to take the blame ourselves then as well for our obsession with multiculturalism. n/  newtothegame   Nov-12-09 01:40 PM   #7 
  - Yeah, screw other cultures. What have they ever done for US?  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-12-09 01:49 PM   #9 
  - That multicultural ruse was how they were able to sell globalization to...  mitchum   Nov-12-09 02:03 PM   #11 
  - Multiculturalism isn't to blame. Globalism is. nt  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 02:07 PM   #12 
  - oh my ....  fascisthunter   Nov-12-09 02:13 PM   #16 
  - No. It's our obsession with buying cheap crap. And voting for people touting 'Free Trade' b.s.  tblue   Nov-12-09 02:20 PM   #21 
  - You're right. Developing countries should just go back to farming...  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-12-09 01:48 PM   #8 
  - Look at this child at the bottom. Look how happy she is now that she isn't farming.  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 02:12 PM   #15 
  - Eventually  Elwood P Dowd   Nov-12-09 02:14 PM   #17 
  - Unless, of course, they do what western developing countries did and develop an internal market  HamdenRice   Nov-12-09 02:25 PM   #26 
     - They don't pay good enough wages to create a consumer base that rivals the U.S. one  Hello_Kitty   Nov-12-09 03:02 PM   #28 
        - The Chinese are not as poor as you think  HamdenRice   Nov-12-09 03:13 PM   #29 
           - Thanks for the info and I defer to your experience  Hello_Kitty   Nov-12-09 03:26 PM   #31 
              - "you and other free trade advocates on DU" -- when did I ever advocate free trade?  HamdenRice   Nov-12-09 03:37 PM   #32 
                 - Not really  Hello_Kitty   Nov-12-09 04:09 PM   #33 
                    - Yeah, but where did I ever say I was in favor of free trade?  HamdenRice   Nov-12-09 04:37 PM   #41 
  - Yeah, and child and slave labor and pollution are no big deal!  Hello_Kitty   Nov-12-09 02:15 PM   #19 
  - First of all... polution.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-12-09 05:48 PM   #46 
  - Wow, can't believe I'm seeing somebody use the "white man's burden" defense on DU.  arcadian   Nov-12-09 02:17 PM   #20 
  - I don't think the poster meant it that way.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-12-09 02:22 PM   #23 
  - They do have the intelligence to govern themselves and determine their own path.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-12-09 05:41 PM   #43 
     - And globalization threatens their ability to do so.  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 05:44 PM   #45 
        - How does it threaten their ability to do so? How is it imperialism?  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-12-09 05:49 PM   #47 
  - They should be able to enjoy the bounties of their own freaking countries!  tblue   Nov-12-09 02:24 PM   # 
  - Not to mention the fact that OUR standard of living is held up by cheap 3rd world labor  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 04:34 PM   #37 
     - I know! Isn't that awful. And it will keep spiraling down until something implodes  tblue   Nov-12-09 04:45 PM   #42 
     - I will be willing to listen to people on this point...  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-12-09 05:51 PM   #48 
  - Delete dupe. And how did that dupe happen?  tblue   Nov-12-09 02:24 PM   #25 
     - I don't know. I've been getting duplicate posts all over the place recently.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-12-09 05:42 PM   #44 
  - Face it, working in McDonalds is just another word for galley ship slavery!!!11!  HamdenRice   Nov-12-09 02:08 PM   #13 
  - Because it is somehwat confusing and requires too much critical thought.  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 02:14 PM   #18 
     - Sad and true. nt  HamdenRice   Nov-12-09 02:21 PM   #22 
     - Interesting that you agree with Hamden Rice on this in light of your sigline. eom  Hello_Kitty   Nov-12-09 02:23 PM   #24 
        - Globalization is not imperialism in the classical sense of the word  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 04:32 PM   #36 
           - Right, because transnational corporations had no hand in imperialism at all.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Nov-12-09 05:53 PM   #49 
  - Yep, but it doesn't have to be that way. n/t  Sinti   Nov-12-09 02:49 PM   #27 
  - So how are you going to stop it.  SIMPLYB1980   Nov-12-09 03:14 PM   #30 
  - Yeah, it's not like we could, you know, protect our jobs and industries.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-12-09 04:12 PM   #34 
  - BLASPHEMY! nt  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 04:37 PM   #40 
  - Nationalism. nt  anonymous171   Nov-12-09 04:35 PM   #38 
  - You have it exactly correct.  Enthusiast   Nov-12-09 04:17 PM   #35 
 

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