How globalism affects our quality of life

globalism/globalization and how they affect our quality of life

Learning Objective: Through analysis, we will recognize that social, political, and economic changes can be challenging, but they can also be beneficial.

Here are several speeches from world leaders representing numerous approaches to globalism or globalization. Watch at least two of the supplied videos. Follow the 3+1 Rule, plus refer to two of the provided videos, to identify a pro and a con of how these forces of change affect your quality of life.

Present your findings as a written speech. The speech should be no less than 500 words and no more than 700 words in length. Focus on the classroom provided materials to construct the arguments in your speech. Be sure to include a thesis statement and use your speech to support the argument in your thesis. Provide a clear and strong closing argument.

Pope Francis Religious Leader Pope Francis shares his thoughts on globalization, CNN, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg Founder, Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Tells Harvard Graduates To Embrace Globalism, ‘A Sense Of Purpose’, NPR, 2017
George W Bush 43rd President the United States April 9, 2007: Speech on Comprehensive Immigration Reform, UVA Miller Center, 2007
Justin Trudeau Prime Minister, Canada Justin Trudeau: ‘Globalisation isn’t working for ordinary people’, The Guardian, 2016
Emmanuel Macron President, France France’s Macron says globalization is going through a major crisis, CNBC, 2018
Marie Le Pen French Presidential Candidate Le Pen blasts globalisation in speech, AP Archive, 2017
Theresa May Prime Minister, United Kingdom Theresa May’s full speech at the U.N. General Assembly, The Washington Post, 2018
David Brooks Media, Opinion Editorial David Brooks: Globalism, Immigration And Feminism “Good For America” But Created “Angry” White Males, Real Clear Politics, 2016
Wannis Kabbaj Ted Talk speech How nationalism and globalism can coexist, TED, 2018
Jonathan Haidt Ted Talk: The Psychology Behind Globalism The psychology behind globalism, nationalism & political tribalism – Jonathan Haidt, Gravitahn, 2016
Warren Buffet Globalism & Tariffs (starts at 3:22) Warren Buffett: We do not want trade wars, Fox Business, 2018

Each Primary Assignment requires:

  • a thesis statement,
  • an APA style bibliography,
  • use of APA style in-line citations, and
  • adherence to the 3+1 Rule.

The 3+1 Rule requires students to use a minimum of three assigned readings from the current week and one from a previous week. This rule encourages students to review and connect the assigned readings from week to week.

this weeks readings

last weeks readings

The Bill of Rights: A Transcription, National Archives

Answer preview

Globalization refers to the interconnectivity witnessed in the world, where the economies, politics, and culture of different countries get linked (Hughes, 2019). Such connectivity stems from the regular movement of people and goods across a couple of states. Technology also aids the process of globalization by easing communication and interaction between people from different parts of the globe. Globalization brings about certain benefits and disadvantages. To benefit from globalization, people have to get a grip on the cost and benefits of globalization.(920words)