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Globalization is a catch-22, but if I had to identify with either position, it would be Aminata. The idea of exploiting children for financial gain is disgusting. Why should these corporations decide which economically disadvantaged populations need to succumb to modernization? Just because they can doesn't mean that they should. It's unfortunate that the almighty dollar drives westernization. Who's to say any land purchased overseas isn't displacing numerous families? It's not ethical to take advantage. It's not ethical to strip people of their cultural identities, but it is happening. Here comes the conundrum, "Economic rights are rights to basic necessities such as adequate food, shelter, and labor rights. Western notions of human rights generally stress what are political rights such as freedom of expression, civil liberties, and the right to political participation." (Module Notes) I believe all human beings should be entitled to these rights, but what I believe and what's true differ. So yes, maybe globalization may assist

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