The Anti-Economist — From the August 2013 issue

Toward Reglobalization

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It’s rare, in economics as in life, to get a second chance. Though economists are constantly learning lessons from past mistakes, seldom are there obvious opportunities to apply them. The current downturn, however, may provide such an opportunity. Globalization, the dominant economic trend of the past quarter century, has slowed significantly since the recession began several years ago. As economies around the world recover, the march of globalization will inevitably resume — but it need not return in the same often destructive form it had before 2008. This time, perhaps, we can get a few things right.

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    Very refreshing take on the externalities of overwhelming debt.

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