Era inevitabile

David Rieff alle prese con la Globalizzazione 2.0:

Today’s globalization — inseparable from political concerns, no longer able to overrule nationalist sentiments or national security objections, increasingly marked by the phenomenon of Asian companies buying European and North American assets — is most likely to be far more controversial and far less orderly.

In all likelihood, Asians will complain about Western hypocrisy. After all, when globalization meant Western companies buying one another and acquiring assets in Asia, the U.S. and the countries of the European Union were unstinting advocates of globalization…

NY Times