Globalization done in the worst possible way. Groups of corporate executives and politicans meet in smoke-filled rooms to decide the policy and rules, but without any input from the public whatsoever. Then they use their power to eliminate laws that are seen as barriers to trade, but which are just as often laws meant to help people and the environment.

Dolphin-safe tuna is one of the things that has disappeared due to the WTO's decision that it somehow is a trade barrier.

They apparently decided that instead of using this opportunity to bring some of the poorer countries up to the same environmental and technological standards, leapfrogging the period of horrible pollution, they're going to bring the more advanced countries down.