index we've created shows the degree to which these groups are truly integrated within the continent, as well as their capacity to create jobs and remove barriers in order to promote better integration and lead Africa to take its place on the global stage.
The Organic Globalizer
: Hip Hop, Political Development, and Movement Culture
The greatest globalizer
is neither capital nor trade; it's information.
Chinas position as the leading globalizer
in the developing world is tied to its one-party political and economic system.
Without these advantages, the aspiring globalizer
has little to build on as it prepares to enter foreign markets and take on incumbent players on their home turf.
The material on the democratic globalizers
is particularly welcome, such as a valuable case study on the World Social Forum's role in creating a political space within which the democratic globalizer
network can promote its alternative visions of globalization and democracy.
Cyrus Reed is vice president for Global Academic Programs at New York Institute of Technology which was recently cited as a "leading globalizer
" in higher education by The New York Times.
I change the focus a little to the subject of America, the great globalizer
. What about some of the benefits of globalization like the technology from America, for example?
So depicted as one who is without loyalties except to its own, dislodged from any specific location ("they" are everywhere) and vaguely connected to some "evil" ideology, this enemy can well serve the interests of the "globalizer
," who may well be the colonizer in disguise.
Over the past five years, Iran has ranked dead last--a particularly galling distinction given Iran's history as the first globalizer
under the Persian Empire nearly 3,000 years ago.
They have not resisted globalization--indeed their trade ratios (exports plus imports over their GDP) were higher two decades ago than those of the today's most successful 'globalizer
', China, and remain comparable or higher than those of China and India today.