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The Globalist provides a daily account of the key issues before the global community. Published daily since January 3, 2000, The Globalist combines cutting-edge analysis with first-rate storytelling to cover the most important developments shaping the global economy, politics and culture.

We focus on what unites and divides countries, societies and cultures, what challenges they face in the global era — and what solutions they offer to the global community. Through cross-country comparisons, our features provide the key to understanding our common future.

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by Stephan Richter, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

“At The Globalist, we seek to promote understanding of our changing world by promoting dialogue through thought-provoking features. We invite you to join us in our daily exploration into the many facets globalization.”

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How It All Began

In the late 1990s, I was astounded to realize that, despite all the hoopla about globalization, the great novel on this subject had not yet been written. In all likelihood, the great globalization novel cannot ever be written. There just is too much material, too many story lines and too many angles to capture in a single book. What could be done?

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