The Challenge of Globalization: Zapatista Movement Case

In the modern world, people are working towards achieving a socially cohesive unit. The globalization wave has struck all the spheres of life. Proponents of this concept allege that it is through joining forces that people are able to achieve their objectives. Indeed, in various situations such as trade and international peace, the world has effectively attained these goals by collaborating with others. Globalization demands that the individual persons should cease pursuing personal goals and instead concentrate on achieving collective objectives (Lechner and John 6). However, globalization is faced by various challenges. Inequitable distribution of wealth poses the greatest challenge to achieving globalization. The wealthy are often unwilling to merge forces with the poor because of the apparent gap in material possession. In addition, the differences in culture have made it difficult to integrate social norms. Globalization is an emerging trend that is promising to unite the worl...