Kenneth Thomas, the Middle Class Political Economist, has a series on whether Globalisation benefits the (American) middle class. His answer is that generally it doesn?t, a conclusion that I disagree with. But rather than be boring and have an argument about the details why, I?d like to point to the really important fact about globalisation.

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