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To insure globalization proceeds ethically, I think we need nation transcending authority. This could be provided by strengthening / democratizing existing institutions (UN, IMF, WTO, WHO, etc) and creating new ones. It would mediate disputes, do peacekeeping, promote health, regulate international trade — intervening when worker exploitation, environmental / health crises or economic upheaval warranted. It would regulate capital flow, bust monopolies, promote wealth / technology transfer aiding the poor and protect unique cultural heritages and diversity of all sorts.

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a spade WV Theme...

...individual <---> nature

the theme is paired with: #22B Imperialism to make Choice #51  in the Choices We Make cards 

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Discussion from The Worldview Literacy Book Songs
Worldview Watch issue #46, posted 10/7/2015: China: Global Climate and Development Leader?  
Worldview Watch issue #8, posted 5/2/2010: China in Africa: Ethical Globalization or Imperialism? 

Wikipedia articles related to this theme:

Globalization Global Justice Movement world government
Anti-Globalization  international inequality resource curse
International Trade democratic globalization UN Sustainable Development Goals
cultural heritage United Nations system  technology transfer
cultural globalization economic globalization political globalization

 worldview internal inconsistency related: Strongly valuing this theme and any of the themes in the list below is a contradiction:

#4 Spreading Disinformation / Tactical Deception #19A  Competitive Capitalism #26B  More is Better Mentality / Abundance #36A Cynicism
#43   Seeking Wealth & Power   #44A Sanctity & Dignity of Life  #46B Military Backers #50A Libertarian   
#50B Left Anarchist   #51B Big Business Pushes Global Limits #101B Mind Narrowly Focused  
#203A Hierarchical Rigidity   #204A Freedom From Limits  

More to Explore -- Worldview Theme #51A: Ethical Globalization 

The Ethical Globalization Initiative  (from Mary Robinson, Jimmy Carter, and others)
Globalization: Threat or Opportunity   (from the International Monetary Fund)
Globalization -- recent presentations & research  (from The World Bank)
International Labour Organization (UN agency devoted to "decent work for all" and "fair globalization")
International Forum on Globalization
The Center for Ethics and Value Inquiry: On Global Ethics
The Rise of Global Civil Society, by Don Eberly (more on this 2007 book)
One World: The Ethics of Globalization, by Peter Singer (read excerpts from 2004 book at Google Books)
When Corporations Rule the World, by David Korten (read excerpts from 2001 book at Google Books)
The Rise of the Anti-Corporate Movement, by Evan Osborne
Global Social Justice  (Carnegie Council project Re: the ethical challenges of globalization) 
Globalization and Poverty articles (from Global Envision)
Take This Job and Ship It, by Byron Dorgan (book review of U.S. senator's 2006 book)
What Values Will Guide Our Future in an Era of Globalization?, by Craig Rundle
Best Things First by Bjorn Lomberg  ( book about the best ways to help the world's poor, review by Marc A. Thiessen and Danielle Pletka for the American Enterprise Institute August 30 2023)
Aid in the 2020s: Development vs. Climate  (report from The Economist July 1 2023)
Africa and Global Institutions (report from The Economist June 24 2023)
Globalization Slowing --Efficiency Be Damned (report from The Economist Jan 14 2023)
Globalization--Economic Vs. Political Freedom (from The Economist March 19 2022)
“Foreign Aid: Unsustained Development Goals” (report from The Economist July 3 2021)
“Key U.S. lawmaker backs idea of a global agreement to govern Big Tech” by Jon Ward (report from Yahoo News December 2 2020)
Global Geopolitics--Democracies must team up to take on China in the technosphere (report in The Economist Nov 21 2020)
What's Wrong with the WHO  (article from The Economist September 12 2020)
“Goodbye Globalization”  (article from The Economist May 16 2020)

“It’s the End of the World Economy as We Know It” by Neil Irwin (New York Times article about coronavirus economic effectsApril 16 2020)

Immigration Briefing: Improving Migration / Crossing Continents (report from The Economist August 25 2018)
"The Friendly Dragon: China Moves  into Latin America"  (from The Economist Feb 3 2018)
Susan George Speaks Out Against Economic Globalization (interview with European involved w/ transnational issues)

Globalization and its Discontents Revisited by Joseph Stiglitz (author talks about his book on Nov 30 2017 Democracy Now program)

“The End of Globalization? Don’t Be So Sure” by Alan Beattie (books essay in The Financial Times May 18 2017)
Anti-Globalists--Why They're Wrong (commentary from The Economist October 1 2016)
Of Growth and Globalization (report with Latin American focus from The Economist September 24 2016)
Global Inequality--Shooting An Elephant (report from The Economist September 17 2016)
"Globalization and Politics--Drawbridges Up" (report from The Economist July 30 2016) 

Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World  by Timothy Garton Ash (NY Times book review by Edmund Fawcett May 22 2016)

Connectography by Parag Khanna  (NY Times book review by Daniel Drezner April 29 2016)
Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization by Branko Milanovic (book review by Martin Wolf Financial Times April 2016)
Open for Business / Mexico retains faith in globalization (article in The Economist March 12 2016)
The Court and the World by Stephen Breyer (book review by John Fabian Witt in The New York Times  September 14 2015)
"The World Economy: Wealth Without Workers, Workers Without Wealth" (opinion piece from The Economist Oct 4 2014) 
"Revisiting Ricardo: Why Globalization Is Not Reducing Inequality in Developing Countries" (from The Economist August 23 2014) 
"Cash to the Poor: Pennies from Heaven" (article from The Economist Oct 26 2013)
"Taking Back Globalization for the Many" by Olivier de Schutter (Jan 27 2012 article on Common Dreams website)
Borderless Economics by Robert Guest  (audio interview w/ author of this 2011 book, on The Economist website)

Towards Ethical Globalization:The Role of Civil Society in Civilizing Global Governance by John Clark (2003 paper )

A Discussion on Ethical Globalization (forum conducted by Yale University)
The UN Millennium Project: Practical Action Plan to Combat Poverty
Economic Globalization and Human Rights (from Amnesty International)
The Globalization Website (maintained by Emory University)
Free Trade and Globalization, by Anup Shah
Creating A World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism, by Muhammed Yunus (book review)
Under the Same Moon (2008 movie conveys challenges illegal immigrants in the USA face)
The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, by Jeffrey Sachs (paper on Earth Institute, Columbia Univ.)
"Mr. China Comes to America" by James Fallows (article in The Atlantic December 2012)
"Taking Back Globalization for the Many" by Olivier De Schutter (Jan 27 2012 article posted on Common Dreams)
"Why the World Can't Afford Food," by Jackson Dykman (article in Time May 19, 2008)
"Common Wealth," by Jeffrey Sachs (article about a new idea in Time March 24 2008)
Links to Anti-globalization Resources, Organizations
Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy, by John Bowe
Global Authoritarian Regimes: A Look at the Political And Social Influence of Large Corporations, by I. Ramonet
Debt Relief Now (sounds a call for action to relieve Third World Debt)
The Three Tensions of Globalization, by Lawrence Rothenberg  
Human Rights First: Business and Human Rights 
Working Together to Build a World Community: The Association of World Citizens  
Economic Globalization in Asia, by Manas Chatterji, Partha (read excerpts of 2005 book at Google Books)
Why Greens Don't Love the WTO, by Donella Meadows
Designing a NAFTA That's Good for all the Passengers, by Donella Meadows
Development and Economic Freedom: Counter-Capitalism Inside the Anti-globalization Movement
Free Trade, ed. Jennifer Peloso (book, part of The Reference Shelf vol. 77, #2)
NAFTA -- from the Office of the United States Trade Representative
In Defense of Globalization, by J. Bhagwati
Democracy and Globalization, by John Ralston Saul  (online text of 1999 Sydney, Australia lecture)
Global Info, a daily news service of the developing world
Global Perspective (devoted to raising awareness, building commitment and promoting action on global issues)
Miniature Earth--short film based on The State of the Village, by Donella Meadows
The Globalist  -- the daily online magazine about the global economy, politics, and culture
Global Exchange, an international human rights organization
The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently--And Why, by Richard Nisbett
The American Forum for Global Education
Global Exchange, an international human rights organization
Migration Policy Institute
quotes about economic development and globalization (from WTO website)
quotes related to globalization
quotes about globalism

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                                     "As you shop in "The Reality Marketplace" avoid spending your "reality cash" too early,  before you have seen everything. " 
from Coming of Age in the Global Village,  by Stephen P. Cook,  with Donella H. Meadows.