Articles tagged globalization

‘The English Is Coming!’ A Different Form of Global Domination

Robots! Bikinis! Language definitely influences society and culture; here is a glimpse into certain English terms that have made their mark on the world.

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A Complex Issue is Communicated With Admirable Concision In ‘A Thousand Machines’

If the potentially hazardous relationship between pedestrian, motorist, and cyclist is one familiar example of machinic interdependency, another is the connection between social action and art.

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Since Shahrukh Khan is showing Akon around Bollywood, imagine that awkward moment when the two are out on the town and they encounter the Fair and Handsome advertising chair, and Shahrukh Khan says to Akon, "I'd like you to meet my sponsor."

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Monsoon Wedding (The Criterion Collection)

A family drama, as mosaic of modern, globalizing India, as a love story that sneaks up on you, and as a discourse on post-modernity and tradition.

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The Shadows of Consumption by by Peter Dauvergne

Dauvergne acknowledges that globalization isn’t just about making life better; it’s about making boatloads of money.

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13 Apr 2007 // 2:50 AM

Two recent stories from the Wall Street Journal point to a deep—and unexpected—revelation about the evolving nature of globalization, a term that we

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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