U.S. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke gave a speech in Wyoming yesterday on globalization. It’s a good piece that provides some historical context, draws contrasts between the stunning pace of change now from economic and social interpenetration of the past, and concludes that, while we need to be sure the gains of globalization are spread around, the potential benefits of a smaller, more integrated world are significant.
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- RT @BMcCarthy32: I'd like to take a minute to acknowledge all those who write Yelp reviews for Supercuts. Keep being you, you beautiful weirdos., 9 hours ago
- Older people tend to "fire" friends more often. Perhaps b/c friend networks are less interconnected as we age? http://t.co/gumvC1R17b, 16 hours ago
- "If a lose a Michelin star, I will commit suicide." - French chef Bernard Loiseau and winner of 3 Michelin stars, Jul 30
Recommended BooksDavid Eagleman Sum: Forty Tales from the AfterlivesGeorge Packer The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New AmericaOliver Burkeman Help!: How to Become Slightly Happier and Get a Bit More DoneLarry Rosenberg Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation