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.

  • Donald Trump's trade tirade won't fuel an American economic revival
    (Supplied: World Steel Dynamics) There's no denying that the incredible surge in Chinese steel production — which now accounts for 49 per cent of global output — during the past 20 years, and the ploy from the Middle Kingdom to flood the Asian region ...
    03/11/2018 - 8:30 pm | View Link
  • Liberalism And Elitism
    Whatever you want to say about Trump, he was the only candidate in either party who recognised that globalisation and immigration are ... candidates would use liberalism’s anti-middle-class tendencies as a foil – I’m thinking of Nixon and Reagan ...
    02/5/2018 - 9:34 pm | View Link
  • The American economic dream has to be all-inclusive
    The irony of Trump’s victory is that it was the Republican Party he now leads that pushed for extreme globalisation and against the ... President Ronald Reagan began hollowing out the middle-class and skewing the benefits of growth to those at the ...
    11/17/2016 - 10:59 pm | View Link
  • The end of American meritocracy
    Since the late 1960s, both parties, in different ways, have turned a blind eye to the economic interests of the middle class. In 1972 ... of lower-income black and white children who do not benefit from the advantages Malia Obama or Chelsea Clinton ...
    05/9/2016 - 11:49 am | View Link
  • The end of American meritocracy
    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 ...
    05/8/2016 - 12:43 pm | View Link
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  • Globalization
    Globalization or globalisation is the trend of increasing interaction between people or companies on a worldwide scale due to advances in transportation and communication technology, normally beginning with the steamship and the telegraph in the early to mid-1800s. With increased interactions between nation-states and individuals came the growth of international trade, ideas, and culture.
    06/16/2018 - 10:07 pm | View Website
  • Sports |
    Basketball, invented in 1891 by James Naismith, and volleyball, invented four years later by William Morgan, are both quintessentially modern sports.Both were scientifically designed to fulfill a perceived need for indoor games during harsh New England winters.. Football (soccer) is the world’s most popular ball game, but, wherever American economic and culture influence has been dominant ...
    06/16/2018 - 5:28 pm | View Website
  • Advancing Social Transformation In the Era of Globalisation
    Advancing Social Transformation In the Era of Globalisation Political Discussion Paper. The COSATU CEC has adopted this document as a discussion document in order to stimulate discussion within COSATU and the democratic movement.
    06/16/2018 - 10:55 am | View Website
  • Globalisation in India
    India had the distinction of being the world's largest economy in the beginning of the Christian era, as it accounted for about 32.9% share of world GDP and about 17% of the world population.The goods produced in India had long been exported to far off destinations across the world; the concept of globalisation is hardly new to India. India currently accounts for 2.7% of world trade (as of ...
    06/14/2018 - 10:00 am | View Website
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