Globalization : A Benefit For America

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Globalization: A Benefit to America

Globalization. What is it exactly? And why is there so much debate and controversy surrounding it? This topic has sparked protests all over the world. Like with many other topics, some support globalization and what it has accomplished. Others have hatred and believe it should not exist. Why do some people believe that globalization is an essential process and helps the economy immensely, while others see it as the root of pure evil and destruction? The answer is not black or white. There is no right or wrong answer, but a mere “What have you done for me lately?” Although each side can plead its case, globalization has overall benefited the world through international trade, outsourcing and building better relationships between different countries that could benefit the country as a whole in the future.
What is Globalization? Globalization can be defined as the process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology. Pewglobal.org states "For more than a decade, globalization has been a deeply divisive topic among social activists, intellectuals, business leaders, policy makers and politicians." Globalization is a force that has had a huge impact on how the U.S. economy is shaped today. Technology has played an essential role on the huge impact that it has had all over the world. It use to take…
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