Book Review: The World is Flat


The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman is a classic book describing how the world economy has reached a new era of equality like never before, creating a level playing field. Friedman also describes how the United States and Europe are unprepared for the coming rise of China, India, and other previously disregarded countries. The book appeared in shelves in 2005 and could only account for so much.   The biggest flaw with the theory is that it does not account for the nationalistic backlash against globalism that has become more and more active in trying to restrict the boundaries [...]