Dica (761)

«Having squandered your reputation for superior values, having debased democracy before finance, having shown disregard for the postwar structures of international law and, at the same time, having demonstrated that Mao was not far off when he coined the accolade “paper tiger” – how, having done all of this, do you restore your reputation and your position in the world?
A bit of humility, of recognition that the delusion of “globalization” as it was conceived twenty years ago by very foolish people, cannot be sustained, and a program of national and regional reconstruction focused on the most urgent social, resource and climate challenges – that might be the right way to start.»