Econ Video 12

Econ Video 12 - Michael Blasius 11/29/07 Video #12 There is...

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Michael Blasius 11/29/07 Video #12 There is a very strong opposition to globalization which is rrepresented by the poor and their sympathizers. Sometimes this opposition can be violent as they believe that this will only help their cause. The police are usually brutal using tear gas and other painful methods of attaining control. McDonalds is a good example of a company targeted by protesters because of McDonalds’ global prescence which rakes in about 30 billion dollars per year along with exploiting workers and hurting people’s health. Employing more than a million people, McDonalds, McDonalds is a representation of mass society which lowers the product standards for everyone in the world. Cultural homogenization is another result of globalization along with increases in global trade. Voice neutralization is just one example of how culture is being forced to conform to a global standard. The customer service industry has been almost completely relocated to India due to the much lower wages available there.
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