Events/trends/organizations of globalization in the 2000's!!

But...but...what is GLOBALIZATION in the modern world?

What Is Globalization?
"Globalization can be conceived as a process (or set of processes) which embodies a transformation in the spatial organization of social relations and transactions, expressed in transcontinental or interregional flows and networks of activity, interaction and power."-David Held and Anthony McGrew, Oxford Companions to Politics

Alright what are some major events and acts in the whole scheme of GLOBALIZATION?

Well, globalization has many major acts and events, that have affected the world that we know today! However, there are a few that, in the past decade, have made a huge contribution to the idea of globalization, and to the idea of it being both beneficial, and harmful. Both of these ideas are presented in these events...

Cool! Now, what are some trends of GLOBALIZATION in the 2000's anyway?

Great question! General trends of globalization include an exponential increase in the influence of the global community on more and more countries, a plan from the United Nations to tackle problems on a global scale, and sadly, economic downturn as well. All of these trends have come to be known as the accepted trends following the idea of globalization in the modern age. The accepted trends consist of...

Interesting...but who regulates, controls, and even creates or spreads globalization to the rest of the world?

Ah, good point. Luckily, the developed nations of the world, such as the United States, Britain, and China, have thoroughly answered this question, as they, along with the United Nations, have established countless groups around the world to meet the needs of the people they are helping. A few of these organizations, though, make essential contributions to globalization, as they are spreading the idea of a global community, and providing global aid to regions around the world, such as in Africa and the Middle East, in order to fight hunger, poverty, water scarcity, and health concerns. These include...

More organizations?

Yes, even more organizations!

That's exciting! But, how does globalization effect the lives of people in the 2000's?

It effects almost every person in a developed nation, and even in developing nations with any sort of technology, imports, exports, foreign relations, or interstate communication. All of these items and ideas express a relationship that each specific area has with the rest of world, as trade of ideas and goods expands the reach of people, and also global spheres of influence that people live under. Many of these modern, everyday examples include...

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