Like what you've read?

On Line Opinion is the only Australian site where you get all sides of the story. We don't
charge, but we need your support. Here’s how you can help.

  • Advertise

    We have a monthly audience of 70,000 and advertising packages from $200 a month.

  • Volunteer

    We always need commissioning editors and sub-editors.

  • Contribute

    Got something to say? Submit an essay.


 The National Forum   Donate   Your Account   On Line Opinion   Forum   Blogs   Polling   About   
On Line Opinion logo ON LINE OPINION - Australia's e-journal of social and political debate

Subscribe!
Subscribe





On Line Opinion is a not-for-profit publication and relies on the generosity of its sponsors, editors and contributors. If you would like to help, contact us.
___________

Syndicate
RSS/XML


RSS 2.0

Globalisation: why is it an issue now?

August 2001 - Globalisation: why is it an issue now?Recent years have seen violent anti-globalisation protests of a kind not seen since the anti-war movements of the 1960s and '70s. The WTO protests in Seattle and WEF in Melbourne, and most recently those in Genoa, have seen arrests, destruction and a death. However, globalisation began with Marco Polo's spice trade and has usually been seen as a good thing - what has changed at the end ot the 20th century?



Potatoes - imported
by Gillian Brown - 15/08/2001
Will our global obligations survive the anti-globalisation movement?
by Trevor Rogers - 15/08/2001
Setting the record straight: free trade, NGOs and the WTO
by David Robertson - 15/08/2001
Benefits and challenges of globalisation
by Peter Costello - 15/08/2001
What is globalisation? Fact vs fiction
by Saul Eslake - 15/08/2001 - 2 comments
Global trade is currently neither free trade nor a level playing field
by James Ensor - 15/08/2001
The focus on globalisation reflects growing opposition to its effects
by Peter McMahon - 15/08/2001

Related Links

Back to 2001 Features
Back to Feature Archive main

Advertisement



About Us Search Discuss Feedback Legals Privacy