David Huebner Posted about 3 years ago Is globalization the biggest danger to third world cultures and their heritage or is that just an overstatement ? Free trade (mainly free) is the most important thing to do. Trade was the major factor for East Asian states that pulled hundrets of million people out of poverty within only a a couple of decades. The problem today is that trade is NOT free. While tariffs on industrial products were falling and falling, tariffs on agricultural products were falling too, but much much slower. Still agriculture is the relativ advantage of the developing countries. This single minded, ideological war against globalization makes me sick.