World On The Brink

Globalization and Its Discontents

In Episode Two, Dee Smith examines globalization and its impact. The transnational flow of goods and information has lifted nearly a billion people out of poverty, but not without significant consequences.

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A World on the Brink

The first episode of the series focuses on today's global order and those trends that currently challenge it. The program explores the roots of today's system of nation-states based on fixed borders and local control, and examines the institutions that were created in reaction to the global conflicts of the first half of the twentieth century.