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Elite Globalization vs People's Globalization

Kevin Danaher speaks of two types of globalization. Elite globalization features money values, violence, and the "God is on our side" mentality. It is driven by big corporations seeking to maximize their profits at the expense of human needs. People's globalization is a grassroots movement espousing life values, non-violence, and a "God doesn't take sides" view. This type of globalization is exemplified by fair trade, ecology concerns and micro-lending networks. Danaher explains why, since 9/11, it is important to pursue the grassroots people's globalization path. Recorded on December 4, 2001 in Packard Hall, on the Colorado College campus, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 75 min.