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The Death Of The Middle Class

Wed, 08/11/2010 - 7:00am

Everyone, regardless of their political inclinations, is clamoring about the death of the middle class, and that can be tied directly to the loss of American manufacturing jobs. Thom Hartmann, radio host and author, joins MSNBC to talk about why all these jobs have disappeared. According to Hartmann, our "laissez faire" trade policy has just served to create a situation where "trade" equates to "outsourcing." Without an overhaul of the relevant policies, Hartmann says the death of the middle class is guaranteed.

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