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Open World: The Truth About Globalisation

by Philippe Legrain

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Contents: Introduction. Free to choose: what kind of globalisation do we want? -- 1. Worried workers: globalisation is actually the least of their worries -- 2. The poor profit: globalisation is the only route out of poverty -- 3. A brief history of globalisation: how our open world emerged -- 4. Brand new world?: why brands are not all-conquering beasts -- 5. Giants with clay feet: why companies don't run the world -- 6. The phantom menace: why government is not under threat -- 7. Global government: how the world should (and shouldn't) be run -- 8. Food for thought: why farm trade should be freed -- 9. Endangered earth?: how globalisation can be green --10. Patently wrong: how global patent laws harm the poor and the sick -- 11. Financial failings: why global money should be caged -- 12. Culture clash: individual freedom, not Coke, rules OK -- 13. A different world: we can build a better globalisation.… (more)

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