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Thomas Friedman: “I think any foreign student

posted by Jason Kottke   May 23, 2007

Thomas Friedman: “I think any foreign student who gets a Ph.D. in our country — in any subject — should be offered citizenship.” Extend that to those who enrich our country in other areas (Bjork, Yao Ming, Rem Koolhaas) and I’m in. (The whole article is behind the Times’ paywall — I didn’t even read it — but I thought that one line was pretty interesting by itself.)

Update: Here’s the full text of the article. (thx, daniel…and everyone else who sent this to me via email)