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"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Sunday, September 30, 2007

How Mixed Martial Arts Explain the World

Regular readers of Information Landmine could be forgiven for thinking that a certain correspondent from this blog would have been the first to explore and promote the idea that UFC, rather than soccer, best explains the forces and processes of globalization currently re-shaping the International Political Economy. However, American playwright David Mamet has, unlike so many hapless opponents in the ring, beaten him comprehensively to the punch.

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