Globalization Leads to Mass Human Flourishing

That’s what Ronald Bailey argues in the June issue of Reason. What are his reasons? Globalization–which he defines as “the open exchange of goods”–produces:

  • Longer, Healthier Lives
  • Women’s Liberation
  • Less Child Labor
  • Faster Economic Growth
  • Higher Incomes
  • Less Poverty
  • More Trees
  • Peace
  • More Productive Workers
  • Better Job Prospects

Each section has a number of studies to bolster his claim. Check it out.