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  What Canada Thinks about Globalization

Canada, with a population of only 33 million, is known for its vast natural resources, socialized health care, and for fiercely protecting its local culture. Recently Canada’s banking system has become the envy of the world. The 2008 World Economic …

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  What India Think About Globalization

For many India seems to provide a case study of the paradoxes of globalization. Its IT sector offers a worldwide hub to Western countries who want to outsource their work to India’s educated workers, who are much cheaper than their American …

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  What the World Thinks: Barack Obama

Hope, and cautious optimism prevails towards U.S. President-elect Obama. Many look to him for new leadership on the world stage, tackling and solving the current economic crisis and addressing issues such as the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, the Wars in Iraq and …

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  What the Muslim World Thinks About Globalization

Globally, Muslims are part of diverse cultures, socioeconomic classes, and ethnicities. They comprise the second most populous religious demographic in the world. The topic of globalization has both intensely positive and negative connotations in the Muslim world. For those residing …

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  What Russia Thinks About Globalization

For many years Russia has been transitioning from a socialist country to a capitalist country and from a dictatorship to a democracy. While these political changes have been taking place, the government has benefitted from high energy costs around the …

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  What Africa Thinks About Globalization

  This analysis provides different perspectives from Africa on globalization, international trade, culture, economic development, World Bank and IMF policies, role of women, and human rights. Contributors include an African woman, academics, journalists, and former government and military officials. Globalization …

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  What Mexico and Canada think about NAFTA

Both Mexican and Canadian governments support NAFTA and do not want to renegotiate the agreement. The Mexican government though faces strong opposition from campesinos (peasant farmers) who have protested against the agreement by attending large rallies against it. One of …

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  What Japan Thinks About Globalization

 Japan ranks as the world’s 3rd largest economy and is a leader in the fields of IT-related industries, automobiles, and animation. For many years, Japan used the seniority system and hired workers for “life;” this system functioned well until the …

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  What Pakistanis thinks about Globalization?

What Pakistanis thinks about Globalization? President Musharraf of Pakistan recently became a civilian president. He has promised that Parliamentary elections will still take place in January, despite the current “State of Emergency” that has suspended Pakistan’s constitution. Pakistan’s intellectuals and …

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  What U.S. Presidential Candidates (Democrats) Think about Human Rights

The following are quotes from interviews with U.S. Democratic Presidential candidates on their perspectives on human rights, torture, and the genocide in Darfur. Senator Joseph Biden Torture/Waterboarding: “Waterboarding is by any standard, torture. I called on my colleagues today to …

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