‘Slowbalization’: Is the Slowing Global Economy a Boon or Bane?

‘Slowbalization’: Is the Slowing Global Economy a Boon or Bane?

A group of Italians started the Slow Food movement back in the 1980s. Stay away from fast-food restaurants, they urged: eat local, focus on traditional recipes, relax, and enjoy your meal. The Slow Food movement began as a protest against McDonald’s, which opened a new franchise near the Spanish Steps in Rome. But it grew…

From Dollar Hegemony to Global Warming: Globalization, Glyphosate, and Doctrines of Consent

From Dollar Hegemony to Global Warming: Globalization, Glyphosate, and Doctrines of Consent

There has been an on-going tectonic shift in the West since the abandonment of the Bretton Woods agreement in 1971. This accelerated when the USSR ended and has resulted in the ‘neoliberal globalization’ we see today. At the same time, there has been an unprecedented campaign to re-engineer social consensus in the West. Part of…

Did Donald Trump Kill the Liberal-Globalist “New World Order” at the UN?

Did Donald Trump Kill the Liberal-Globalist “New World Order” at the UN?

The so-called “New World Order” of American-led unipolar globalism is dead after “The Kraken” delivered a scathing attack against all aspects of the Liberal-Globalist system that America itself previously pioneered, which he’s proudly seeking to replace with a nationalist-oriented model of International Relations that cleverly attempts to co-opt multipolar processes in order to most effectively…

The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits?

The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits?

The proportion of deaths due to cancer around the world increased from 12 percent in 1990 to 15 percent in 2013. Globally, cancer is already the second-leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases. In India, government data indicates that cancer showed a 5 percent increase in prevalence between 2012 and 2014 with the number of new cases doubling…