We are witnessing the rise of global authoritarianism on a chilling scale – Quartz

I believe the international authoritarian moment can be explained by three interconnected factors: the globalization of the economy and the emergence of gargantuan, non-state multinational corporate actors; the globalization of conflict, as manifest in the Long War (on Terror); and the globalization of crisis, as with public health and environmental threats.
-Manu Bhagavan