Monday, August 23, 2010

Booming businesses, weakened workers

This short snippet of a report from an economic journalist is worth a look, but even more important and insightful are many of the comments attached to the article:

Booming businesses, weakened workers | Journalist Profile |

Put succinctly in terms of social class: capitalists (upper class) benefit from a wider world in which to invest capital and sell products and services, workers (whether working class, middle class or even many upper middle class) suffer from loss of jobs, and declining wages and benefits.