"I think the only way to square the circle is that people who believe in a free market also tend to be nationalistic," he said, while "it is a paradox [that] at the same time you see people who are generally suspicious of globalization" support immigration.Read the entire interview.
Legrain supports both.
"I used to be called a right-wing bastard," he said, referring to the time after he released his pro-globalization book "Open World: The Truth About Globalization" in 2004. "Now I get e-mails calling me a commie."
Learn more about Legrain's new book, Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them.