What Facebook Means by Re-booting Globalization: Part I

In a recent essay on redefining globalization, Mark  Zuckerberg cautioned that globalization was something that was considered normal by people and governments across countries, are now being increasingly seen and used that contradicts the very outcome of globalization. Instead of connecting societies across the world, policies are most likely resulting in isolation, inequitable distribution of wealth and increase in poverty. At the initial stage, he planned to visit all the states in his home country and make people aware of the issue.

Does it sound like he is panicked by apparent anti-globalization policy of the current administration, or Britain’s voting to quit the European Union? In fact, he openly denied such connection. But rumors know no bound. According to an article by Huffington Post, Zuckerberg could be a presidential candidate in 2020 or 2024. Others disagree. The new essay is simply a revised manifesto of creating a connected world through strong global communities. In the backdrop of recent political events, he might have just felt that the previous manifesto needed to be re-asserted with stronger emphasis. Here is the essay you might be interested to read (Click).


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Working as Associate Professor, School of Business, United International University, Bangladesh; a North-American graduate, with doctoral studies from UUM, Malaysia; cherishing a wide-view of the world, with multiple interests in culture, people, traveling, and specifically marketing science. I have a colorful and diversified background with a blend of corporate experience, research, consulting, training, public speaking and teaching. I love to write about marketing issues that affect our lives, and talk about its direction that would promote the greatest human welfare.
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