Harry Arthur Is An Argument Of Globalization

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Sara Aminaei Essay no.1 Q1. Harry Arthurs has argued that "Globalization renders dysfunctional any system based on national policies, laws, and institutions." Explain whether or not you find his argument persuasive and support of your argument with reference to the substantive regulatory areas examined in the course. The political climate in the western hemisphere has altered the judicial system in Canada in numerous ways. Since the post-war era we have seen a push for globalization and neoliberalism and have been reassured consistently by the leaders on the global stage that this is essential for our world economy to thrive. It is not reasonable to disagree with Arthur that globalization has become a dominant theme and impacts…show more content…
In this light, Canada, as “one of the most open advanced economies in the world”, has close to 60 to 70 per cent of GDP, which is attributable to both exports and imports (Arthurs 3). The heavy reliance on globalization in Canada traces back to the political climate of the early 20th century due to it being a loyal ally to the United States. Of course, unlike America, Canada does not have privatized groups on the same scale. For instance, the United States has privatized health care and prison systems (in light of the recent Trump administration universal healthcare is currently unknown). Through privatization of major organizations, the government cuts its responsibility for some of the public programs and relays it to the public. These private organizations keep propelling their agendas to increase their wealth and power. This creates a conflict for our society as the government is not serving the needs for everybody but the needs for the upper class. This act is often reinforced by lobbyist groups. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) defines lobbying as a follows: “an organization will be regarded as attempting to influence legislation if it contacts, or urges the public to contact, members or employees of a legislative body for the purpose of proposing, supporting, or opposing legislation, or if the organization advocates the adoption or rejection of legislation.” The IRS is careful with wording to say
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