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Mobike opens its US market in Washington DC

Recently, have you noticed that some orange bicycles appeared on the streets of Washington, DC? These bicycles are owned by a Chinese company called Mobike which is one of the world’s largest smart bike-sharing companies, rode into its first US city – Washington DC. Different from Capital Bikeshare, Mobile is ...

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Food Transparency

 Food Transparency  Posted on October 25, 2017 by Vincent Maddiona The CEO of FoodChain ID, David Carter, understands the popular trend of costumer satisfaction towards the transparency of the food that we consume. He explains some of the reasons for this trend worldwide.  The globalization of the food supply is ...

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Going Global: The Growing Approach

Globalization has impacted almost everything surrounding us, so it is simple to see how it features in my own life. From almost every electronic gadget I own to the fuel I use in my car, everything is either imported from another country or requires a spare part or intermediate good ...

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Globalization: A Modern Renaissance

Globalization is featured in my daily life in many ways. Most importantly, globalization from a human standpoint at UMD, has allowed me the privilege of interacting with many individuals from very diverse backgrounds in an online class environment. Globalized communication and technology have made this possible. My near and extended ...

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Globalization: The Inevitability of Human Innovation and Interaction

7/11/17 Globalization is the defining feature of my personal life. While I feel that many individuals may misunderstand the prevalence of globalization it is apparent that during the second era of globalization there have been increasingly frictionless flows of capital, labor, information, goods and services. I have been fortunate to ...

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Globalization or Revolution?

By: Nikhil Hosamane Globalization is featured in everyone’s daily lives. Globalization is defined as increasingly friction-less flow of various good, services, information, capital etc. Through the process of globalization the world becomes smaller in which more parts of the world are connected and accessible. The constant improvements in technology, increases ...

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Citoyen du Monde: Citizen of the World

By Roxanne Young   The idea of being a “Global Citizen of the World” has been on my mind for the past few months as I transition to returning to the US after spending a semester in France. While abroad I was able to see how many American companies have ...

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Globalization: Friend or Foe?

by: Courtney Steininger As a student of the humanities, I am constantly forced to reckon with the fact that we live in a post-colonial world. While we may no longer live under imperial rule, it is a fact that between 1492 and 1914, Europeans conquered 84% of the globe (Hoffman, ...

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Globalization: An Obstinate Force

James Gordon ENES464 7/11/2017   As the world continues to become ever more closely entwined, and as communication channels spread and connect remote communities together, the phenomenon of globalization has a profound effect on mankind. Such a pervasive force has had numerous impacts at all levels of human life and ...

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