Argument: Global governance will make governing free trade possible

Issue Report: Free trade

Global governance will allow improved economic integration and living standards

  • Martin Wolf, Why Globalization Works?. Yale University Press. 2004. ISBN 0-300-10777-3. pp 4. – “The view that the present political division of human is natural and inevitable is nonsensical. The parallel idea that each unit should be economically self-sufficient is equally absurd. Today’s states are arbitrary prodcuts of recent history. The logical destination of a movement dedicated to self-sufficiency must be the atomization of humanity, perhaps into family bands. This would be back to the future with a vengeance – back to the mesolithic period.