Beneath the gloss of The Global Economy

So how is the Global Economy, a modern Orwellian term, paying out?

On the surface, it is synonymous with instant financial trading, mobile phones, McDonald's, Starbucks, and holidays booked on the net.

Beneath this gloss, the touted Global Economy is the globalisation of poverty.

The majority of the world's human beings know trade only in street stalls, many have never even made a phone call, and live on less than two dollars a day so McDonald's and Starbucks is well out of their range. In fact, 6,000 children die every day from diarrhea because they do not even have access to clean water.

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