Advantages And Disadvantages Of Transnational Actors

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What are transnational actors? Transnational actors are non-state actors that act as the agents that augment globalization. There are two types of transnational actors; entrepreneurs who own either non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) or multinational corporations (MNC’s) or Transnational Corporations (TNC’s) so are therefore very influential. They influence politics thus meaning they have ample power and are not leashed to a certain government. Although the word transnational has earned a new meaning because of the fail and consequence of globalization. Transnationalism is now the referral to the disadvantages brought on by globalization. Non-state actors have the job of engaging other states together, almost like matchmaking. They act as…show more content…
Transnational actors are changing the world because of the increasing globalization that has been trending. Globalization being the removal of trade barriers allowing trade with other countries. Globalizations brings about a number of changes that are both good and bad. Globalization has brought a lot of countries happiness because they now have access to a lot more resources that they didn’t have a chance at using like South Africa exporting coal to most of the worlds countries and countries like Saudi Arabia exporting their oil in exchange. The different rankings of the countries that trade with each other is the root of problems because of the superior countries immediately taking control of the inferior country which is still…show more content…
But everything has a dark side. Not \a lot of us today would be able to enjoy KFC had it not been for globalization and transnational actors. The consequence of globalization is that countries have now fallen slave to the first world countries. Globalization was supposed to be more of a help than a burden because instead of being independent, countries are now interdependent. Neighbors are still supposed to help one another out but instead they exploit one another for absolute advantage and absolute power. Countries can never be fully satisfied because there are always countries richer or more productive than them meaning they have more power and influence and therefore creating a chance for influencing the political system and its policies and also its public
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