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She asks a young farmer standing behind the table what to do with them. “You just put it wherever you’d use garlic, or chives,” the farmer explains. “They’re good.”. I’m talking about Giannis Antetokounmpo of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. He is 23 years old, a hair under seven feet tall and there are 13 letters in his last name, most of them consonants, so he is usually referred to as Giannis or ‘The Greek Freak.’ He’s called that because he is Greek and is doing things on a basketball court that people have never seen before. And even if you aren’t a basketball fan you have to admire his athleticism and a personal story that is one of the most interesting in all of sports.
But the people around us that are with asprient have a bunch of complaints. (Hence this letter in the elevator). Stay away from them if you can. Indeed, as Saporito and I noted in our manufacturing cover, cheap apparel and technology assembly operations are likely to remain overseas indefinitely, because of the cost/productivity arbitrage. But the ways in which the multinationals involved in those businesses interact with governments and workers on the ground is likely to change. Over a hundred years ago, firms like the British East India company were involved not only in money making, but in governing the countries in which they did business.