International Relations

COVID-19 Has Killed Globalization As We Know It, But it is Not too Late for a Different Approach

by John Zak The COVID-19 pandemic that has raged globally for the past year has fundamentally transformed the global community and how citizens act within it. I believe the pandemic is dealing a final blow to globalization in its current form. Already in decline following the rise of populist movements that gave rise to Brexit and the presidency of Donald Trump, COVID-19 provided the fatal blow for whatever remnants of legitimacy the current model of globalization continued to have. The fragility of global supply chains, seen in the desperate efforts of states to acquire essential medical equipment, along with the decline of multilateralism in the absence of global cooperation or even a global response to the pandemic, underscores how this process of deglobalization has been accelerat...

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(Letter) Welcome to the Glatfelter Gazette.

Hello everyone, Welcome to The Glatfelter Gazette, a journal established under the Department of Political Science at Gettysburg College. My name is Anthony Choi and I am currently the Editor-in-Chief for the journal. This is a peculiar year, with various changes in the political environment and feelings about the future. This journal was established with the help of faculty members and students who are currently part of the editorial board. With the political events that are occurring around us in American and international politics, I hope that this journal will provide students the opportunity to analyze current events through research and inform others about them.  This journal is divided into four sections: American Government, Comparative Politics, Political Theory, an...

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