This is not an argument because it ignores the obvious enlargement and differences I was talking about. It is simply not true that so much control of economic decisions was outside local and national control before, that is rather the point of globalisation. You seem to be saying that there is no such thing as globalisation.I'm sure that you've heard the story about the pencil. The graphite has to be mined. The machinery for that has to be made. The trees need to be cut. The ropes for this need to be made. The rubber for the erasers has to be grown. Food needs to be grown by farmers. It goes on and on.
A vast network has been around and usually growing since man first settled in groups.
Aside from the fact that the latter taken to extremes leads to the former there is too much of the 18th century liberal view of man in American style libertarianism.American style libertarianism says nothing about people being islands, just that their choices should be voluntary