What is globalization? In my opinion, globalization is the intercommunion of economy, culture, and personal values among all countries throughout the world. Every coin has two sides. Many people stick to their faith of the sufficient benefits of globalization, while also more and more people change to show their concerns about how this phenomenon will proceed in the future. In fact, although somewhat beneficial, globalization is mostly negative.
Actually, globalization, which could data back to 1944, has already brought about many benefits to the world. First of all, globalization has contributed to the expand of economy by rapidly stimulating the consumption. Knickerbocker commented in the article “If Poor Get Richer, Does World See Progress?”, “The rush to meet surging consumer demand is stimulating the economy, creating jobs, and attracting foreign investment” (172). Many world-known suppermarkets and cloth productors, such as Wal-mart, Nike and Adidas, have operated large amounts of chains and branches in China. They not only aim to satisfy the needs of consumers, but also creat many additional job opportunities, which have helped solve the one of the biggest soicial problem and stimulate the economy. Second, globalization is able to spread the most advanced technologies throughout the world. For example, we could drive BMW cars made from Germany, utilize Windows XP from Microsoft and listen to the Ipod. Third, globalization is also beneficial to the spread of the culture, for instance, the NBA, which gather the most talent basketball player from all over the world. In addition, thanks to the globalization, more and more children have known about Harry Potter.
“Today it would be more likely for globalization to be sabotaged by its own inequities, as disillusioned nations withdraw from a system they see as indifferent or harmful”(Drezner). Despite of those benefits of globalization mentioned above, many...