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A global community turned upside down

A few weeks ago, I couldn’t quite figure out how to welcome my students back from their spring break. In the two weeks since we had met, our world had changed. The subject matter for this course was all too relevant, globalization; that is, as we defined it, the increasing economic, cultural, political and environmental interconnectedness of the world. Except that interconnectedness had suddenly turned on itself.