Sunday, June 8, 2008

The Question of Global Justice

The hegemonic relation between North and South needs no further restatement. While Kwame Anthony Appiah has argued quite well that the West is actually not what you think it is, the traditional powers in the world nonetheless continue to dominate the global order. The brutal reality is that there remains an unjust imbalance in global trade, the exclusion of others in the movement of people, and the military positioning of dominant states in some parts of the world.