Brexit and Trump – How the hell did we get to this point?

We got here by failing to ensure that enough demographics of people enjoyed the benefits of globalization and the continued progress of technology. Which is a little depressing since about 75% of the global population has done quite well – but that last 25% are relatively concentrated geographically and they are becoming concentrated politically.


Source: Milanovic, B., Lead Economist, World Bank Research Department, Global income inequality by the numbers. Annotations by James Plunkett.

The Story of Globalization in 1 Graph | The Atlantic


The ideological divide in the years to come will be the one May staked out this week: for openness to the world, or against it.

We aren’t “left” or “right” any more; we are either for globalization or against it | Quartz