Globalization and Feminist Activism

Globalization and Feminist Activism by Mary E. Hawkesworth. Rowmané Littlefield. 20

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Us vs. Them

1.Growing fears in the Western world

Created a powerful divide that takes many forms

2.Few believe globalization is making the world better

6% in U.S., 4% in Germany and Britain, and 3% in France

Global elites ignore vulnerabilities of globalization

3.Who are the winners and losers?

Related to the changing environments

Economic insecurity

1.Middle class is shrinking in U.S.

Bottom 50% incomes static, top 0.001% up 636%

2.TNC’s compete in a race for efficiency

Automation, Tax Shelters

3.Automation to make many jobs obsolete

Large percentage left behind are out of luck

4 Massive U.S. military budget edges other countries to cyberspace