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Decrying Wolf

A globalisation critic defends herself

Most commentators and politicians were taken by surprise by the recent challenges to globalisation. But at least they seem prepared to ask questions about its relevance. Martin Wolf, in his critique of my book The Silent Takeover in the July Prospect, doesn’t even register a query about it. He concedes that there are certain issues that need be addressed such as “how to secure the protection of the global commons,” and “the regulation of an integrating global economy”; but stops short of doing so. My book is about these matters.

The Silent Takeover seeks to examine the changing nature of…

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