I hope to put up a real blog entry soon, and a whole new blog soon after that. For now however, I am reading up and working on aforementioned new blog. However, in the meantime, read this
It was comforting to find out that someone I respect (at least so far I find this Andrew Leonard very smart and interesting), did the teacher in Taiwan thing. Furthermore at about the same age and for more time. I also agree with the article and how Taiwan has grown.
That said, I do think that the WTO can eventually be a tool for increased trade, rather than a deterrent. Although I agree with him, right now the WTO is likely doing more harm than good, I feel over time its role will assist the world more and more.
I also recommend the blog in general, very interesting stuff (despite the stupid advertisement).