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The favorite refrain of totalitarians throughout history is now uttered by the serial globalizers
who insist that membership in sovereignty-sapping bodies such as the EU and NATO is the only option for any self-respecting European country.
According to the article, accounting firms were already among the more aggressive globalizers
as "they took over consultancy businesses, finance companies, and law firms, setting themselves up as global chains of one-stop shops.
This globalization is happening in the context of unequal relations of power so that we have to extend our language (and thereby our thinking) to acknowledge that there are those in the privileged position of globalizers
and those who are being globalized.
According to Professor Mark Levine the "neo-liberal globalizers
and neo-conservatives, and ultimately the Bush Administration, would latch on to creative destruction as a way of describing the process by which they hoped to create their new world orders", and that "creative destruction [in] the United States was, in the words of neo-conservative philosopher and Bush adviser Michael Ledeen, 'an awesome revolutionary force' for (C*) creative destructionC*"
During its golden age of growth from 2002 to 2006, Turkey became one of the most prominent globalizers
in terms of exposing its trade and finance sector to global trends.
The new southern globalizers
promoted unregulated markets, pushed policies that helped deindustrialize older industries, and at the same time, provided lucrative incentives in recruiting Asian and European companies to southern states.
If you guessed such latter-day globalizers
as the United States or Britain, you flunked.
During the negotiation and ratification of NAFTA, we market-oriented types who supported it--"neoconservative globalizers
," as Clarkson would call us--argued that it would not be a new constitution, not even a new economic constitution, for North America.
Such states are vulnerable, and the past is littered with small and successful globalizers
that lost out because of power politics: the Italian city states of the Renaissance, the Dutch Republic, or, in the twentieth century, Lebanon and Kuwait.
A burgeoning movement among alternative globalizers
proposes a revival of the commons as an alternative.