First Brexit, Now Trump: When Will We Finally Take Globalisation Seriously?

But we are the problem! We, the Broad Middle, along with mainstream politicians, have failed to see that we cannot have a global economy that works for all when we don’t also have the necessary international agreements and regulations in place. Not only do we need these agreements on climate change, but on raising fair taxes on the rich and the multi-national corporate tax avoiders so that the revenue generated can be re-distributed to poorer nations, allowing their peoples to make a decent living at home instead of having to migrate. A global economy, if it’s to work for all, needs to be complemented by binding global agreements, taxes and transnational re-distributions.

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