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The US Is Exporting Its Extreme Inequality Abroad

The globalization of American business practices is leading to increasing inequality and falling economic security for working people in Europe…
The US Is Exporting Its Extreme Inequality Abroad
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Via Moyers & Company:

In American lore, the United States is the City on the Hill, a beacon of freedom and democracy that sheds its light into every shadowy corner on Earth.

But according to a report last week by Eduardo Porter in The New York Times, there’s a darker side to US hegemony. The globalization of American business practices, writes Porter, is leading to increasing inequality and falling economic security for working people in Europe…

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