Does distance make the heart grow fonder, jealous, skeptical, or cynical? In this collection of short-form essays, Corrie Hulse presents the reactions of three expatriates to the Occupy Wall Street Movement. From Ethiopia, South Korea, and Spain, their responses, and the platforms from which they jump, are as varied as their locales.
In Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? Thomas Geoghegan makes the case to Americans that there are economic systems that do a better job of providing for the well-being of its citizens, especially the German model. Ed Hancox dissects the arguments between free-market, two-party cheerleading in the United States and its more social-democratic counterpart on the European continent.