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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    Middle-class whites derived no greater benefit from voting Republican ... Ignored by both parties and disproportionately hit by the downsides of globalisation, blue-collar whites fell into depression. For the first time, life expectancy among American ...
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  • What's Happening to American Democracy?
    White working-class voters who have been hurt by globalisation and free trade are the core of Donald Trump's support. Over the past 30 years, the hourly wages of workers in the US have stagnated and the middle class is no longer the country's economic ...
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  • Fading American dream: Sundar Pichai is a metaphor for a new kind of elitism in US
    Globalisation coupled with the elitism inhering in it and the privileging of a class of peoples ‘who have it’, has led to the hollowing of the middle class in the United ... for course correction. For the benefit of its peoples and perhaps even the ...
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