Development is happening everywhere around the world and it has started to be called 'globalisation'. There is a serious argument that this process is unfair and that it is causing a lot of poverty ...

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Development

By John Kuti

Why are there so many people in the world without food, water, schools and doctors?

For people living in the rich countries talking about “development” usually means feeling sorry for poor people in poor countries, or feeling happy about pop stars or politicians who say they have done something to help them. But, if you look at it another way, all of the human race is developing…

Twenty years ago the world was divided into three parts. The “first world” was the rich countries of Western Europe, North America and Japan. The Soviet Union and countries closely connected with it made another different world, and then there was the “Third World” – countries which had to choose which side they were on. The “Third World” did not get its name for being poor but for being outside of the Cold War, or in fact the places where the Cold War could turn into a real one.

Then the second world disappeared. This meant that poor countries were only left with one choice if they wanted to get richer – doing business with everyone else on the planet. Many of the poorest countries got professional “help” to do this from the International Monetary Fund, The World Bank and other organisations. These organisations lent them money and told them what kind of political changes to make in their country.

During the same period the economies of the rich countries have been changing. A lot of industries have closed down or been moved abroad, There has been a big increase in the employment of people who provide services – complicated services like investments or insurance and simple ones like sandwiches. It’s clearly not true that that these countries have finished developing, in fact they are changing faster and faster with every new technology and fashion.

Development is happening everywhere around the world and it has started to be called “globalisation”. There is a serious argument that this process is unfair and that it is causing a lot of poverty in poor countries and in rich ones.

Some of the “anti-globalists” are really not interested about economics at all. However, the economic parts of the argument go something like this:International trade is good for a minority of people who receive the profits from big transactions. These rich people tend to spend or save their money in the capitals of rich countries, so they don’t do much to help people in their own countries. The worst situation occurs in areas where there are no resources that the rest of the world wants to buy. International trade can’t help these countries at all.

The world’s wealth ends up going to the richest organisations in the richest countries, the banks and the big companies that are involved in international trade. It leaves the poor countries either to pay back loans, or to buy expensive luxuries, weapons and other things that only the “First World” produces.

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I completely boost what was written above .
Despite the enormous resources of our countries , they have been suffering from unemployment ,poverty also inability of the budgets,for example (Yemen).It has the largest seaside ,sixteenth of the richest countries by natural gas regardless many resouces might make us one of the most richest people . Whereas others do not posses as much as we have ,but they have determine to make their folks satisfied and have high quality of life .The problem that is we bluff ourselves that our countries do have real traders and resources are existed . At the end ,if we have awareness we absolutely will make headway within short period of time.

I agree with author for example the country Sudan has a lot of natural resources like petrol , water resources (The Nile river ), renewable energy like solar energy , and it tropical country means you can plant a lot of Crops. and after all of that the Sudan is poor country
may be you ask me why because the US Imposing economical sanctions on Sudan for political reasons , let me explain what economical sanctions means , mean your country can't import/export products from/to a lot of countries , so a lot of products the your country needs can't reach to it unless by illegal ways and that cost country more and more so that country suffer and its people also suffer and live in poverty although they have many natural resources . and that is all caused because the rich countries becomes control the poor countries and effect on their own economy . that because of globalization .
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Development? in my opinion economic and social development is a hard challenge to accomplish. United Nations' organizations are making efford to help fair rules in order to improve human life conditions. I think a big problem with this is that some people like goverments, religious leader , political and other all the time are thinking in their own benefits and they aren't worry about the majority. We have to participate more in political a build a society with effective participation, for example establish for fair laws and punish whose violate it, avoiding corruption, murder amongs other issues, like excelent educaction, medical services, employment opportunities, themes that don't help to motivate people to participate, invest, create, innovate to develop their full potencial and live in a modest but pacific lives. We need and want opportunities and this is the goverment responsability together with private companies and international organizations, specially whose receive money from persons that have money and the wish to help poor people.

Labour migration needs to be considered in the process of globalization. The global social security norms and global pathways must be opened; it is necessary to be an open global bureau for employment opportunities.

The development too brought pollution and derangement of species of animals and plants.

According to me there are many reasons for poverty that in some of them rich countries are also responsible.
The very first one is natural resources , the countries which are poor they are lack of natural resources that's why it had been for ages that they have insufficient income so as education is also not free so they can't study and they pass poverty generation to generation.
On the other hand the reason of poverty of a country depends on rich countries
they don't give chance for poor countries to develop just because of their own benefit
they have resources but due to security reasons they can't use them.

I disagree with you in the first point , for example the country Sudan has a lot of natural resources like petrol , water resources (The Nile river ), renewable energy like solar energy , and it tropical country means you can plant a lot of Crops. and after all of that the Sudan is poor country
may be you ask me why because the US Imposing economical sanctions on Sudan for political reasons , let me explain what economical sanctions means , mean your country can't import/export products from/to a lot of countries , so a lot of products the your country needs can't reach to it unless by illegal ways and that cost country more and more so that country suffer and its people also suffer and live in poverty although they have many natural resources . and that is all caused because the rich countries becomes control the poor countries and effect on their own economy . that because of globalization .

I don't agree with the author.You see, those poor countries are always connected with autocracy and despotism. So I think the original cause of poverty isn't the unbalance of the globalisation. It's only about the war between democracy and autocracy.

Yes, today the world is developing in the context of globalization. Аnd I want to say, watching the changes in the world, this process is not favorable. I think as a result of it, the equality in society is broken. The middle class of population disappears and the rich and poor is growing. I am an opponent of Globalization, it's more trouble.

In my opinion, the author correctly revealed the challenges of globalization. it reflects well not for everyone, but for a certain group of people who profit from the sale of their goods and services around the world. With the collapse of the bipolar world, many poor countries are left alone with their problems. Rich countries have provided their assistance in exchange policies of these countries that they need to carry out those or other lines of policy in the world. And we now see on a global level, the poor and weak countries have a national policy to the detriment of countries (Ukraine, Georgia, Libya).

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