How will the world of tomorrow look when half of the world’s population grows to achieve the West’s standard of living? How will the we compete when developing countries catch up to us? How will the environment survive the extra load of a billion more people living a high consumption lifestyle?
These are the questions that Tom Friedman explores in his new book, Hot, Flat, and Crowded. This video shows him giving some key insights into what he sees our shared future becoming.
New York Times columnist Tom Friedman is well known for his work as a foreign correspondent, covering the Middle East for decades, writing Pulitzer Prize winning books like From Beirut to Jerusalem and The Lexus and the Olive Tree. His recent book, The World Is Flat, explained how globalization really works in the new millennium.
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