Globalization Reaction 9

Globalization Reaction 9 - Nakul Shah Honors Globalization...

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Nakul Shah October 11, 2010 Politics and the economy have a strong relationship, as evidenced in the readings. It is common knowledge that policy decisions and other governmental actions often cause changes in the economy, but the reading highlights instances in which corporations’ actions trigger governmental decisions. The government is trusted to act as a watchdog over big business and work for the people, but in the case of Afghanistan, it is merely the interests of major corporations that are looked after, with economics triggering political action, and in many cases warfare. This is seen in US-Taliban meetings merely a month prior to the September 11 th attacks, in which the United States representative claimed, “either you accept our carpet of gold, or we bury you under a carpet of bombs.” The plight of American militarism connected to economics can also find common ground with religion, mainly treatment of women. As the United States continuously searched for a new enemy to
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course ARTS AND S 101 taught by Professor Salime during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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