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"... them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie..."

Jesus Christ
Revelation 3:9
The New Testament in the Bible
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The solution to the problems caused by ‘globalisation’ is not more ‘globalisation’…


Last updated: 10th January, 2016


In the 1990s, we had the glamour of ‘globalisation’ rammed down our throats via the media on a weekly basis.  It was relentless.  There was the purported glamour of working internationally.  There was the thrill and wonder of being part of a ‘globalised’ and connected world.  It was all new to most of us.  Yet what most of us, including myself, didn’t realise over the course of the last fifteen years until it was too late, was that amidst the fanfare that trumpeted ‘globalisation’, the American manufacturing industry was being shipped off to China where corporations could produce goods more cheaply and increase their profits.  In Australia, particularly over the last five to ten years, we have seen companies aggressively move jobs overseas to China, India or other parts of Asia.  At the same time, immigration has increased dramatically into Australia so that there are now more people competing with each other for the remaining jobs.  This same situation has played out in the USA.  Whose interests does this serve?  Certainly not those of the citizens of the USA and Australia, nor necessarily those of the citizens of China or India, where inhumane working conditions are common.

It is well and truly apparent by now that corporations that shift their operations to overseas countries cannot expect to continue to sell profitably to their domestic market.  It is one thing to shift American manufacturing to China in pursuit of lower costs; it is another thing altogether to continue to sell profitably to the very same people whose jobs you have sent overseas!  It simply does not work.  ‘Globalisation’ has left American households with less income and it is now manifestly obvious that the corporations that pursued off-shoring of jobs and higher profitability will now have a hard time making sales to this depressed American market.  Corporations would be well advised to pursue a higher and more practical ideal than the pursuit of profit.  They would be well advised to use the labour force of the communities they are attempting to sell to, in order to produce goods and services that those communities need and want.  That is a logical, sustainable and sensible business model.  It was Henry Ford who put his money where his mouth was and paid his workers generous wages so that they could afford to purchase the automobiles that they manufactured for his company.  This concept of what he described as profit-sharing is in desperate need of embrace by corporations all around the world today.  People all around the world know that corporations do not have their best interests at heart which is why there is such a dearth of support for them from their employees and their customers.

In short, the solution to the problems caused by ‘globalisation’ is not more ‘globalisation’.  It is manifestly obvious that the solution is less ‘globalisation’.  We should be pursuing healthy interdependence between the nations of the world, accompanied by mutually beneficial trade of goods and services, rather than the current, unhealthy co-dependence between the nations of the world which causes Australia to sneeze when Greece catches a cold on the other side of the world.  Fundamentally, each nation should meet as many of its own needs as it can out of its own resources, only resorting to the importation of goods and services when it cannot generate those goods and services domestically.



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