For some, “globalism” means an excuse to make a profit anywhere in the world without asking moral or legal questions. Jim Hightower comments on a trade show in China, where US and other manufacturers paraded their wares for Chinese military and police use. Via Tompaul.
But this is nothing new. It was the United Fruit Company (Chiquita Banana) that got us to overthrow a democratically elected government in Guatemala in the 1950s. And in the 1850s, northern cotton mills and shipowners profiteered from Southern slavery.