Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A national geopolitical policy in which the entire world is regarded as the appropriate sphere for a state's influence.

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  • n. An ideology based on the belief that people, goods and information ought to be able to cross national borders unfettered.
  • n. A socio-economic system dedicated to free trade and free access to markets.

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Examples

  • Capitalism alone, however, isn't enough to remake Third World economies -- globalism is the key.

    Why Globalization is Good

  • January 14th, 2010 at 12: 43 pm globalism is not hopeful. increase in haitian exports is not “growth” it’s dependency. get big agro out and everybody eats affordable rice like they did for 200 years. get the so-called “progressives” out of haiti .. they have caused mass starvation for profit. clinton was reagan’s more evil clone.

    Matthew Yglesias » Context in Haiti

  • In the absence of globalism, that is, in an American economy where imports are a small percentage of GDP -- say, the roughly 5 percent they were in 1970 as opposed to the 17 percent they are now -- domestic markets, free or otherwise, are relatively insulated from foreign events.

    Ian Fletcher: The Coming Upheaval in Republican Economics

  • My personal theory is that the answer to globalism is to look to nature.

    Of Resuscitating Old Shoes, Relocalization and Toxic Globalism

  • CORSI: Well, because even the economists supporting the so-called globalism -- and it ` s not free trade.

    CNN Transcript Oct 24, 2007

  • 'Britain' included a substantial amount of France for a good proportion of that period .. and then there are the questions of Welsh and Scottish ethnicities .. we really have to get over this infantile notion of imaginary borders and petty nationalism. we have to embrace the idea of globalism, not as envisaged by multi-national companies, but as envisaged by forward thinking humanists.

    Media news, UK and world media comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • The ideology of those who promote globalization can be termed globalism, because just like Nazism, communism, socialism, libertinism, and all other utopian "isms" of the 20th century, it is unnatural and is a world-order that conflicts with human nature.

    The Voice

  • I certainly hope that the rest of you are as committed as I to the idea of globalism and diversity in your thinking.

    The Absurd Report

  • While the American legacy was systematically dismantled in pursuit of "globalism" and a "New World Order," they just stood back and let it all slide.

    Professor Florida's kids get *really* creative (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The oft-celebrated power of "globalism" can turn into a cruel joke, undermining the best of intentions.

    Tara Sonenshine: The Guns of August

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