This Land is My Land, This Land is My Land

Clay Shirky clay@shirky.com
Sun, 21 Oct 2001 22:59:22 -0400 (EDT)


> i wonder if western europeans - culturally, not as multi-national
> corporations - really want to emulate us down to our strip malls and
> dollar general stores.

well, wal-mart just arrived in england, and the mallified central rail
stations of many european cities are now so popular that downtown
stores are lobbying to have their 'hours of opening laws' liberalized
or scrapped, so i would say again that the answer is 'probably.'

-clay