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 ... I’d like to point to the really important fact about globalisation. Which is who actually does benefit from it? There’s one obvious group which is that very small group who can compete on ...
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