We’re in “global brain” for some time but it was so easy, we didn’t notice it.
I think people expected something painful. But global brain now is a continuation of prior global brain ,this one being very interactive and real time.
That “bit of free trade” has made China into a financial powerhouse. They don’t do trade in the neoliberal way, which is “I will trade with you if I can install your leaders”.
If capitalist big businesses are in control of human rights instead of rational, dispassionate community gathered and scientifically verified guidelines, you get the US healthcare system.