Posts Tagged ‘Globalization’

Despite Globalization, Ireland Draws Businesses

The dragging economy, the technology bust, and increasing competition in the global market have not stopped businesses from locating their operations in Ireland. In fact, despite the draw of cheap labor in Asia, in 2003 the United States invested 2 1/2 times more money in Ireland than in China. This figure is surprising when youRead more..

The Bearing of the Green

Some thoughts on being Irish-American. ℘℘℘ As a proud Irish-American, I begin with a simple assumption: there is no way to precisely define that elusive, complex human category called the Irish-American. The tools of sociology are as inadequate to the task as the forms of the Census Bureau, and the jeweler’s art of the lexicographerRead more..