December 9, 2013
West Is Losing Faith in Its Own Future
Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
The Associated Press
What defines the west? American and European politicians like to talk about values and institutions. But for billions of people around the world, the crucial point is simpler and easier to grasp. The west is the part of the world where even ordinary people live comfortably. That is the dream that makes illegal immigrants risk their lives, trying to get into Europe or the US.
TAGGED: Western Civilization, United States, Europe