The Economist

‘The protesters are right that the most pressing moral, political and economic issue of our time is third-world poverty. And they are right that the tide of globalization, powerful as the engines driving it may be, can be turned back. The fact that both these things are true is what makes the protesters and, crucially, the strand of popular opinion that sympathises with them so terribly dangerous.'

The Economist editorial ‘The Case for Globalization' 21 September 2000.

New Internationalist issue 371 magazine cover This article is from the September 2004 issue of New Internationalist.
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