Internet monitoring is becoming a greater and more invasive part of everyday life. It takes various forms in different countries, all with similar goals in mind; surveilling traffic and/or limiting access to topics a government might not want its citizens to be exposed to. In the People’s Republic of China, this takes form with the […]
My name is Stefano Tijerina and this blog’s objective is to connect Maine’s social, environmental, economic, cultural, and political issues to the global system, centering on how the local impacts the global and how the global impacts the local or what is known in Global Studies as the "Glocal" effect. In our present era of globalization it is crucial for the general public to understand how the new dynamics of the international system impact our lives here in Maine and how our local decisions impact the earth.