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Towards a Progressive and Democratic New World Order

New World Order Samir Amin Growing social distortions are taking a dramatic turn in the majority of countries in the west, the former eastern bloc and the south. The third world has broken apart into a group of emerging countries, which have now entered the industrial age and even developed the capacity to compete in world markets and a group of marginalised and excluded countries. The growing differentiation between these groups of countries has shattered the concept of the third world and ended the common front strategies of the Bandung era. There is currently an attempt to impose an opinion that globalisation is a take it or leave it proposition. Globalisation like everything else can be embodied in many possible alternatives defined by the balance in the relationships between nations at any given moment and behind them the specific internal social relations of these nations.

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