Talk:Thomas Friedman

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He didn't even get CAFTA right. It's Central American Free Trade Agreement, not Caribbean. So, fractal wrongness.— Unsigned, by: / talk / contribs

@ Try not to remove templates like {{person}} when you say something; you could (theoretically) get in some serious trouble. In fact, I'd suggest making a habit of using the "Add topic" button whenever pertinent. ~ 17:14, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

Golden arch theory[edit]

From his book The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization. Here's a paraphrase from another wiki:

The Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention was proposed by economist Thomas Friedman as a way of explaining how globalization affects foreign policy and conflict. Essentially, the Theory points out that no two countries that both have McDonalds franchises have ever gone to war.

And it was proven wrong in 2006 and then again in 2008.—チーズバーガー • めん Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 19:39, 12 August 2017 (UTC)