What is a globalist?

An overloaded term often used as a racist dog-whistle.

A word I’ve seen used frequently by people across the political spectrum, particularly since Trump’s election in 2016, is globalism. At first, I understood it to be a kind of alternative to nationalism: thinking on a global scale rather than prioritizing your own nation first. But the more I saw it used — to encompass exploitation of the global south, for example — the more I realized I didn’t fully understand it.

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Ben Werdmuller

Ben Werdmuller

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Writer: of code, fiction, and strategy. Trying to work for social good.