April 30, 2003

ANATOLE KALETSKY WRITES:

Today is May 1, the International Day of Labour. It seems appropriate, therefore, to devote this column to the triumph of global capitalism. For if there is one social principle on which all economists, historians and politicians must now surely agree, it is that capitalism has done more than any other human construct to benefit working people around the world.

He’s right, of course. Read the whole thing.

UPDATE: Meanwhile, the real question is whether the lovely Lily Malcolm will find the right special someone under her cherry tree.