PowerLinks 08.08.16

Protectionism Will Not Relieve the Plight of the Working Class
Cathy Reisenwitz, FEE
A recent study showed that 85% of the job losses in manufacturing from 2000 to 2010 resulted from productivity growth, not outsourcing. The Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University found that in that period 5.6 million factory jobs disappeared, but trade accounted for just 13% of those job losses.

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