How bananas demonstrate globalization
June 16, 2022
If globalization were a fruit, it might be a banana. But while bananas are still popular, globalization not as much lately.
In recent years, part of the pushback against globalization has been led by autocrats who reject things like free trade and the liberal international order.
For them, globalization means losing control, which they don't like one bit. But the world today remains more interconnected than ever, particularly in cyberspace.
So, do they want less globalization, or rather a version that fits their narrative?
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