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Nils Gilman, “Deviant Globalization”

by Danielle Engelman on May 5th, 02010

Nils Gilman

The anti-state economy

Gilman described deviant globalization as “the unpleasant underside of transnational integration.”

There’s nice tourism, and then sex tourism, such as in Thailand and Switzerland. The vast pharmacology industry is matched by a vast traffic in illegal drugs. The underside of waste disposal is the criminal dumping in the developing world of toxic wastes from the developed world. Military activities worldwide are fed by a huge gray market in weapons. Internet communications are undermined…

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