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Intelligence Squared Debate: Globalization Has Undermined the American Working Class (Live Taping)

Globalization ushered in an era of free trade, fluid borders, and unparalleled corporate profits. For its proponents, the global integration of states and their economies was a political and economic win that created a wealth of opportunities for workers and consumers around the world. But in the United States, jobs are disappearing in construction zones, clerical offices, and coal mines. Did the push toward global integration turn our most vulnerable populations into the losers of this grand experiment, or is globalization being used as a scapegoat for failed public policies and unprecedented advances in technology?

Festival: 2018

Audio/Video: Global Economy

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Substantial shifts in population across the industrialized and non-industrialized World will have profound impacts on... See more

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