The Suez Canal Debacle Reveals Less—and More—About ‘Globalization’ Than You Think

How ships and canals helped accelerate a trend that started eons ago.

Dear Capitolisters,

Last week the world was gripped by a very large ship blocking the Suez Canal—one of the global economy’s most important commercial waterways. The culprit, the Ever Given, was finally freed on Monday after days of digging and tugging, but not before we were treated to plenty of (good) jokes about…

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