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          Listen to the serious protestors

          • London, 22 November 2011

          London A Financial Times editorial says the issues driving anti-globalization protesters remain both popular and real, though their fury has subsided. Meanwhile, globalization itself remains an economic reality, even if the growth of world trade has slowed and investment flow are down, the business newspa

          A Financial Times editorial says the issues driving anti-globalization protesters remain both popular and real, though their fury has subsided. Meanwhile, globalization itself remains an economic reality, even if the growth of world trade has slowed and investment flow are down, the business newspaper said. The editorial went on to say that the serious protesters who are concerned about the marginalization of the poorest countries, and about ways of reducing their i ntolerable debt burdens and how to give them greater access to rich country markets have been reinforced in their convictions. "Those protesters deserve a hearing. Those who believe in the benefits of globalization must make the arguments to prove that more liberalization can spread the benefits."

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