Globalization Is Not Americanization
May 6, 2003 1:21 AM Subscribe
Globalization Is Not Americanization: An Optimist's Lament or A Pessimist's Pipe Dream?
Philippe Legrain, the chief economist of the Britain in Europe
organization, sounds an upbeat, cultural, cosmopolitan
note in a normally dreary economic debate. After all, Americans have arguably become more international
in their daily habits and tastes than the rest of the world has become Americanized
. Is there consequently room for optimism
? Is globalization more like a giant menu
of various calamari and cuttlefish sushi rather than one giant Yankee octopus
? [Via Arts and Letters Daily.
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