4 min read.Updated: 22 Jan 2017, 11:25 PM ISTJim O'Neill
Despite the challenges it has created, globalization has made the world a better place. And we still need it to eradicate poverty
I was recently in beautiful Chile for a Futures Congress, and I had a chance to travel south to the very tip of Latin America. I also recently made a BBC radio documentary called Fixing Globalization, in which I crisscrossed the UK in search of ideas for improving certain aspects of it and discussed topical issues with well-known experts. In both cases, I saw things that convinced me that it is past time for someone to come to globalization’s defence.