The end of history, or the beginning?

A reflection on current affairs


Andrew Leonard
September 18, 2008 8:12PM (UTC)

U.K. based writer Andrew Brown, riffing off of a Financial Times article that he interprets as proclaiming the end of Thatcher/Reagan capitalism, ponders the zeitgeist:

Extraordinary to reflect that I have lived long enough to see communism die and then the capitalism that replaced it too; to see the nation state and the empire wither away in Europe, and now to return in Asia, and that I have managed to do this without getting very old at all.


Andrew Leonard

Andrew Leonard is a staff writer at Salon. On Twitter, @koxinga21.

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