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The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

8 minutes
Globalization is inevitable, and that’s (mostly) a good thing.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman has been called a cheerleader for globalization due to his firm belief in globalization’s potential to lift much of the developing world’s population out of poverty. But at the same time, Friedman recognizes that globalization will hurt some people. This Snapshot examines the events and technological advances that created a flattened world and discuss how we can best respond, as individuals and as a society.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Want to understand the powerful forces shaping the modern world and its future
  • Are curious about how globalization affects you, the United States, and the developing world
  • Want to know what you and your children can do to thrive in a changing economy
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