no longer just a theory in power politics. no longer a term reserved for think tanks to consider. globalization is about access to information. modern technology and communication make information- economic, cultural or political- available instantaneously. virtual travel makes the physical borders between nations seem irrelevant. headlines are read by the billions. this is what the current events assignment is about: considering the interconnectedness of all things- events, people, places. what you read and what you write has exponential potential. the consequences are global.