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Old 09-25-2013, 02:15 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by BBII View Post
The growth in wealth disparity is mostly a product of deindustrialization, and its impact on low and middle-class jobs. If you want the lower classes to catch up, they need decent work. Not a slightly larger federal check in the mail.
Ah yes, and all we have to do to bring those factories back home is to change our minimum wage to a bowl of rice per day, padlock the fire exits, and expect to lose a hand or two while we work unpaid overtime. Free market at work.

Or we could have copied Nordic/Western European countries and made it difficult for our companies offshore in the first place.
http://www.economist.com/news/specia...ce-staying-put

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