A while back, I wrote an article for SA entitled, "Transnational Companies - More Reliable Than Countries Right Now". I led off that piece with three points: a) "Cooperative and open international systems are under attack from the left and right", b) "To deny globalization is to ignore longstanding economic and commercial realities" c) "Transnational companies offer promise and protection against political dysfunction"
Indeed, I described the "call to turn inward" and used the term "nationalism" to label movements underway including, notably, in the UK and US. Subsequently, that tag was popularized by President Trump who views his/our country as a victim (as impossible as that is to believe). In calling on readers to reject nationalism, I noted that: