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‘Globalization’ is a misused term.

16 February, 2017

The Editor,  The Listener,  letters@listener.co.nz,  Auckland

Dear Editor:

The term ‘globalization’ has been a misused, even cynically used, term since the Sixties when it was proposed as a move away from ‘nationalism’ (read ‘colonialism’) which had produced two world wars in the first half of the 20th century.  Read the rest of this entry »

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The term ‘globalization’ is misused in blaming immigrants (short version)

The Editor,  The Dominion Post,  Wellington

04 March, 2017

Dear editor,

So called ‘globalization’ was never intended to benefit people actually living in their own land, and certainly not those who have been forced out of theirs. It was always intended to maximize the profits of global corporations by freeing up capital without freeing up labour, thus victimizing labour in a race to the bottom of wages and conditions of employment. Read the rest of this entry »