The economic roots of Trump’s win over Clinton

By Jang-Sup Shin (originally published by Strait Times) - The revolt of “angry Americans” is now accepted broadly as a major cause of the unexpected victory of Mr Donald Trump in the United States presidential election. So what was it that made Americans so angry?

In my view, “predatory value extraction” is at its core. Since the 1980s, US business corporations have been restructuring employment relations and financial behaviour….

[Cross-posted from Strait Times publication of November 25, 2016
at http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/the-economic-roots-of-trumps-win-over-clinton]


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