Map of the Day

Andrew Sullivan has the quick-hit summary.  Matthew Yglesias puts it in the context of abstract global capitalism:

Presumably “I should be allowed to murder this Bangladeshi man and steal his money for profit” is not a free market position. Presumably “I should be allowed to steal this Bangladeshi man’s land and sell it for profit” is not a free market position. Nor is “I should be allowed to have my cattle eat this Bangladeshi man’s grass and then sell it for profit” a free market position. I don’t think “I should be allowed to cut costs by dumping the toxic waste byproducts from my family on this Bangladeshi man’s agricultural land” makes a ton of sense as a free market position.

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Map of the Day

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