700 Reasons: Reason #300

Reason: 300
Perhaps those who have such a [global] language at their disposal - and especially those who have it as a mother tongue - will be more able to think and work quickly in it, and to manipulate it to their own advantage, at the expense of those who do not have it, thus maintaining in a linguistic guise the chasm between rich and poor
Crystal, D. (1997) English as a Global Language (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Related Keywords:
Equality (equal opportunities), Global English, Social cohesion, Values