Brexit places globalization on the line

Globalization is still the best way for individual economies, and a competitive marketplace, to thrive

Brexit places globalization on the lineIs this the beginning of the end for globalization? That’s what some commentators hinted at last week after the stunning result of the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, or Brexit. The Leave campaign earned 51.89 per cent support (17,410,742 votes), while Remain finished at 48.11 per cent (16,141,241 votes). This led to an eruption…

The sun never sets on the age of e-globalization

Electronic interconnectedness is the virtual glue that holds the contemporary global economy together

The sun never sets on the age of e-globalizationPoliticians, economists and the media describe globalization as the new economy of the 21st century. Globalization, however, is neither a new concept nor an accurate descriptor of the internet-driven transformational change sweeping the international economic landscape. Globalization is a throwback to an age before electronic connectivity and the free movement of products and capital. It…