Daily Archives: June 22, 2011

Getting Paid to be American

Sometime between the heaviest business lunch I’ve ever had and my discussion with Shaun, my Malaysian counterpart, on the dock of Tianjin’s only yacht club I realized something: I’m a brand name. And if you’re white and from the West, so are you. That’s an obvious statement on the surface, but the implications go far deeper. They involve a profound… (more…)