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Politics of Globalization presents an up-to-date perspective on the kaleidoscopic politics of globalization. The authors analyze the existing definitions of capitalism and argue that globalization and the consequent growing multi-polarity in world politics is not a crisis but a proliferation of capitalisms. This network of capitalisms becomes the framework of the politics of the new globalization.

A Global Community-Building Language?
A global community-building language?
AmitaiEtzioni
The Failure of Primary Global Languages

The benefits of a global language have been recognized throughout the ages. The Bible already recounts the power of one tongue understood by all people, and the devastating effects when such a language is missing. The allegory presented in Genesis (11: 1–9) is so well narrated one hardly can improve on it.

Now the whole earth had one language and few words. And as men migrated from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there… Then they said, ‘Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower with its top in the heavens, and let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad upon ...

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