Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on February 15, 2019

in Growth, Hubris and humility, Trade

… is from page 119 of the 2015 2nd edition of Pietra Rivoli’s 2005 book, The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy:

But of all the rallying cries of the anti-globalization movement, the call to “stop the race to the bottom” is both the scariest and the most nonsensical, especially when it comes from rich-country activists who owe their own prosperity to the very race they wish to halt for others. Who, we might ask, would these activists like to keep on the farm?

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