The rapid dispersion of many diseases is one of the inevitable characteristics of globalization. Nationalist approaches are therefore completely counter-productive.
Amidst many worries about globalization, suggestions for a constructive path forward.
What will it take to get the world community to effectively deal with the proliferation of global problems?
China’s president talks high-mindedly about economic globalization. Sounds good, until you see his latest global export strategy – tools for human control.
The train of globalization left the station when Columbus reached the Americas. It will never go back.
If Trump has his way, the liberal market economy of the post-war period is ending. The Trump world proudly and unapologetically embraces mercantilism.
Trump sees China as a wealthy country with many poor people, while China sees itself as a poor country with wealthy people.
This summer will mark the centenary of the appearance of the first volume of Oswald Spengler’s influential The Decline of the West.
The world has recoiled from Trump’s unilateralism. But history tells us that good things can come from false starts.
A selection of the most interesting features by Jean-Pierre Lehmann.