>For six years, now, U.S. policymakers like
>Lawrence Summers have been lecturing European finance ministers and central
>bankers on the desirability of demand expansion in Europe--and Oskar
>Lafontaine is one of the few European politicians who openly agrees with
There's an article in the spring Science & Society - the Frances Bolton issue - by Roger Burbach and William Robinson arguing that nation-states are passe and a global ruling class is forming itself. Maybe we're in the early stages of that, but I hear something like this and figure we've got a long way to go.
Larry Summers spends lots of time lecturing, doesn't he? Japanese too?