How do what the government decides, and the roles of citizens play into the concept of a global village and global citizen? History

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I would say that citizenship and the advocacy for one's needs are of vital importance in a global village.  As the world becomes more "flat" and more dependent on one another, advocacy for one's needs are of more importance.  In a weekend interview with President Obama, he argued that a...

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I would say that citizenship and the advocacy for one's needs are of vital importance in a global village.  As the world becomes more "flat" and more dependent on one another, advocacy for one's needs are of more importance.  In a weekend interview with President Obama, he argued that a greater interdependency on one another is a reality.  The current economic crisis in Greece is not isolated, and will impact other nations if there is isolation to such a crisis.  This is where advocacy is of vital importance.  If local governments can understand their citizenry to be advocates for their needs and communities, then there is a greater chance that these lessons can be translated to the larger and more intricate domain of global villages, where interdependency is an inescapable reality.

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