The good news

Yesterday I talked to a friend who wanted to know how I could bear to cover the economy every day when all the news is so unrelentingly bad. So let’s make note of something that’s too often overlooked. Whatever else one can say about this mounting global disaster, one thing is abundantly clear: American-style finance capitalism has brought the whole world together.

The next time anyone starts bleating to you about the U.S.’s shrinking power and prestige, just point this out to them.

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Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Karl Pearson-Cater on 03/12/2009 - 09:27 am.

    So true! Mind if I borrow that?

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