As part of my goal to get 0 comments per post, on a day dominated by the defeat of Roy Moore, it’s time for a post on the recent transitions in the Mexican diet, particularly in the context of a
Automation is a huge social problem for the United States, but it’s going to be even more so for Asia and Latin America. Prophets of free trade and capital mobility laud American corporate inves
One of Trump’s strongest appeals to the white working class is his aggressive economic nationalist rhetoric that seeks to punish other nations for sending goods to the United States instead of h
The Boston Review has an outstanding forum led by Dean Baker with commentary from several other economists about how globalization is a series of political decisions that sought to protect the wealthy
Yes, another post on trade policy and global labor rights that will be sure to get me into the LGM Top 10 posts of 2017! This essay on the relationship between migratory labor and supply chain exploit
United Steelworkers president Leo Gerard makes a good point about how Trump’s political rhetoric about “bringing American jobs home” completely contradicts actual Republican policy.
Moshe Marvit has an op-ed in the Washington Post debunking five myths about labor unions. A couple are particularly notable. Myth No. 3 Right-to-work laws would bankrupt unions. For the past year, uni
Above: More beneficiaries of free trade There are some winners in globalization and a lot of losers. Among the winners are capitalist elites in nearly all nations. Among the losers are the working and