February 26, 2014

What Globalization Really Means

David Yanofsky, Quartz

The Associated Press

Geographic proximity is a large driver of trade. A country’s top trading partner is often its neighbor. (Don’t be fooled by the map’s projection, The US is closer to China than it is South Africa.)

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We Can Learn a Lot About the World Through Selfies
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