The World Is Flat

That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

Author: Thomas L. Friedman

When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, and they come to the chapter Y2K to March 2004 , what will they say was the most crucial development? The attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the Iraq war? Or the convergence of technology and events that allowed India, China, and so many other countries to become part of the global supply chain….Read More

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