__N___William Ellis asserts that world problems such as poverty, pollution, war, and hunger are inherent in the current system of world order based on nation-states and economic competition (p. 23).
___Y__Global tensions and inequities can be solved if people begin to help one another on a grass-roots basis, moving beyond the current world order of economic competition (Ellis 23).
___Y__Ellis (2011) argues that global problems are often a result of exploitation inherent ineconomic competition. He contends that “grass roots….people-to people linkages irrespectiveof national borders” can do much to ease global tensions (p. 23).
__N___Economic competition is at the basis of many of the world’s problems (Ellis 23). Only byseeing ourselves as a single family without the separation of national boundaries can world tensions begin to be eased.
___N__Ellis (2011) argues that world problems are caused by overpopulation and that the only possible solution is an enforced tax on families who have more than one child (p. 23).