Countries will go to non OPEC members for oil Countries will find an

Countries will go to non opec members for oil

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Countries will go to non-OPEC members for oil Countries will find an alternative source of energy o Saudi Arabia and OPEC doesn’t want this to happen!! o Major non-OPEC oil producers:
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Russia, Norway, and Mexico o If you make oil $1000 a barrel, Americans will say “we ain’t gonna use this shit no more” and invest in alternative energy o OPEC impacts politics and technology De Beers o A group of businesses that controls 80-90% of diamond mines, productions, drill, technology, finished products, etc. o De Beers has been labelled as a monopoly in the past o Monopoly- When a single entity controls a resource/service in its entirety o De Beers has diversified their companies o OPEC could never be labelled as a monopoly because there are multiple entities involved Google o Controls the lion share of internet traffic and search engines o They are scanning in a lot of books o Every micrometer is being mapped by Google Maps o Google is becoming the first monopoly on digital information Capitalist economies are anti-monopoly/anti-cartels and have anti-monopoly laws 4.0 Security and Defense Supranationalist organizations based on defense/peace/security 1919- League of Nations failed After WW2, even the United States supported the United Nations in 1945 to prevent more conflict Pacts of non-aggression- when two states get together and make an agreement to not attack each other o Most Recent: Leading up to WW2 Germany and Russia signed a pact of non-aggression Defense pacts- when two states agree to help each other if one of them gets attacked Defense pacts caused WW1, once the Austro-Hungarian empire was attacked all European countries were pulled into the war Defense pacts are supposed to prevent countries from fighting with each other There are now big groups of countries in defense pacts o NATO (created in 1946) o Warsaw Pact (created in 1955) o Shanghai Cooperation Organization (created in 2001) Defense/peace/security are the biggest groups on the world stage right now o They are also the most military powerful
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