Does The American Middle Class Benefit From Globalisation? Who Cares?

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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  • Does the American Middle Class Benefit From Globalisation? Who Cares?
    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 ...
    06/14/2012 - 7:50 am | View Link
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