Why Globalization Is Why by Robyn Meredith

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Many people believe that big companies who have entities in under-developed countries actually harm the societies and cultures in those countries and there may be evidence to support that. However, the authors of "Why Globalization is Good", Robyn Meredith and Suzanne Hoppough, try to argue that instead they are actually helping boost a majority of things within their respective economies. Currently and for the past several years, China and India have progressed immensely to become economic super powers. That's great and all, but what about their citizens? How do they fair after the invasion that is foreign interest has risen in the recent past? The authors state that "As the Chindia Revolution spreads, the ranks of the poor gets smaller, not larger"(Meredith and Hoppough 396.) This is very important considering the hate major corporations are getting. The authors are trying to prove that globalization is not only good for the economy, but it is good for the people as well. The globalization of third world countries has become a hot-topic in many academic journals and well-respected magazines. Published in NYU’s Global Beat Syndicate, the Common Dreams website and Human Quest is an article by Laura Carlsen, “WalMart vs. Pyramids.” Throughout this article Carlsen attempts to persuade readers to be against globalization in Mexico. Carlsen’s article is unpersuasive due to her failed use of logos and ethos. In contrast, the article “Why Globalization is Good” by Robyn Meredith and Suzanne Hoppough, makes a very persuasive argument for globalization because the authors argue their point by using strong logos and ethos. Globalization is beneficial to developing countries because it raises income, creates jobs and creates an economy where it is possible for people to afford nice things. Throughout Meredith and Hoppough’s article readers are presented with strong
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