29. Protectionism in France: what is the problem?

After my post about protectionism in France, a comment arrived in my mailbox. A good one. It practically said that it was rational and absolutely logical to “check out foreign capital” before it came into a country, especially when the government of the host country was a left-wing government. But of course! As I said, many governments pay attention to Read More …

17. Globalization through French eyes

Consider this: in his famous article called the Four Faces of Global Culture, sociologist Peter L. Berger described four facets of globalization: 1) Davos Culture (the rise of an international business elite ); 2) Faculty Club International, that is the internationalization of Western intelligentsia; 3) McWorld Culture 4); and finally, Evangelical Protestantism. It is not difficult to see that France Read More …