Tag Archives: globalization

Globalization’s Game of Thrones, Part 2: Managing the Wealth of the World’s Dynasties

In part 1 of this series (“Globalization’s Game of Thrones”) I examined the concept of corporate and financial dynasties holding significant power in the modern world. In this, part 2 of the…

Globalization’s ‘Game of Thrones’, Part 1: Dynastic Power in the Modern World

Think of any period in human history when empires and imperialism were common features of society, whether from ancient Egypt, Rome, China, to the Ottomans and the rise of the…

Slow Death and Fast Profits: The Globalisation of Pesticides and Poison

The next time anyone in India serves up a good old ‘wholesome’ meal of rice and various vegetables, they will probably take in half a milligram of pesticide also, around…

Do agencies like the Ford Foundation push their own agenda through the NGOs they support?

It’s often said, tongue in cheek, that India’s “shadow” government works out of the nondescript, low-slung buildings abutting the Lodhi Garden in Delhi. That’s partly hubris, but it also stems…

Why Are Indian Farmers Committing Suicide and How Can We Stop This Tragedy?

The factors that have caused 200,000 suicides in India are rooted in the policies of trade liberalization and corporate globalization which ensnare farmers in a spiral of indebtedness, generating despair….

The World’s Mastermind: The Hidden Face of Globalization

“Those who do not learn from history are condemned to re-live it” – George Santayana As we now have it, globalization can be defined as an ideology that identifies the Sovereign Nation-State…

Rothschilds are firmly embedded in China

China, Japan and Korea Rothschild’s long-standing presence in China dates back to 1838, and we were one of the first business institutions from the Western world to re-establish relations after…