We are already enslaved to a dazzling new ‘global’ economy - but where on earth is ‘globalization’ taking us? What’s the difference between it and ‘One World’? The answer reveals some familiar faces - transnational corporations and big banks among them - hiding old-fashioned, naked self-interest behind a load of globaloney. If there were no alternatives to this then we’d surely have to invent them. But there are, if we only care to look. New Internationalist listens to the people who are doing just that.
November 1997, Issue 296