Week 9 Day 4 - democratic global community The challenges...

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Running head: NEW GLOBAL COMMUNITY 1 New Global Community Dustin Robison University of Phoenix
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New Global Community We must lead in the transition from consumption development to sustainable development. Ever since the Industrial Revolution, global economic development has been based on stimulating and meeting demand for consumption through the exploitation of natural resources and the advance of technology. Unabated exploitation of fossil fuels will trigger catastrophic climate disruptions that will reduce food supply, spread disease, increase poverty, and result in substantial loss of human life. The United States must work collaboratively with our global partners to promote a transition from a global community of democratic nation-states to a
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Unformatted text preview: democratic global community. The challenges of this century require that while we continue to strengthen and expand democracy among the community of nations, we must simultaneously devise a more comprehensive and robust democratic global system for managing transnational issues. Finally, the United States must lead the transition from an inherently unstable unipolar world to a peaceful and more stable multipolar world. The end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 left the U.S. in a globally dominant position. We are unlikely to remain the dominant power many decades into the future, because if history has taught us anything it’s that change is inevitable....
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