Final Z

In The New York Times editorial by Thomas Friedman entitled " Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?" (May 13, 2005), why does Friedman think that, globally speaking, the United States has lost its competitive edge? Do you think most informed Americans would find Friedman's comments about American complacency to be valid? Provide examples from any of your reading, your conversations with other Americans or your experience to support your evaluation of the author's assertion.

'The World is Flat': The Wealth of Yet More Nations by Fareed Zakaria

The Book Is Flat: A Review of "The World is Flat" by John Yunker

Nonfiction Review: "The World is Flat" by Lawrence R. Jacobs

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