The World Is Flat Release 3.0 Summary

Our Ambition Gap

  • When jobs are sent abroad 75% is saved in wages and quality and productivity goes way up. A low-wage, low-prestige job in America becomes a high-wage, high-prestige job in India. As a result, it is getting harder for Americans to qualify for high end jobs. Immigrants are always hungry and they don’t have a back up plan. Kids of educated advantaged people have a sense of entitlement. The competition is coming and many kids are going to move into their 20’s clueless about these rising forces. In China, Bill Gates is Brittany Spears. In the United States, Brittany Spears is Brittany Spears and that’s part of our problem.
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One Response to “The World Is Flat Release 3.0 Summary”

  1. I have had it with this unconsidered love of the Great Tom. Just have a gander at this if you really want to know what this narcissistic clown is all about: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/thomas-friedmans-new-state-of-grace-20120627

    No, I won’t read Friedman again any time soon even if it is hot

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