Globalisation: Don’t patch it up, shake it up

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In Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s novel Il Gattopardo (The Leopard), character Tancredi Falconeri famously says: “If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.” The Sicilian aristocracy he represents has only one way to preserve its privileges against Garibaldi’s “Risorgimento”: change things on the surface so that in practice nothing changes at all.
OECD Observer