Posted 5 years ago on Sept. 22, 2012, 2:01 a.m. EST by notaneoliberal
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This is from Economy in Crisis:SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 DAVE JOHNSON 4 COMMENTS
Mitt Romney was caught on video complaining that 47 percent of us don’t make enough to pay taxes, believe they are victims, are dependent on government, etc. The right question is why do so many of us make so little?
Moving Jobs To Places Where People Don’t Have A Say
You often here that competition due to “globalization” means that we have to accept lower wages and fewer benefits, because people “over there” make so much less. What has caused the pressure, however, is “free trade” agreements that allow companies here to close factories here and open them over there, and then bring the same things they used to make here to sell in the same stores. The only “trade” involved in this transaction is trading who does the work.................. http://economyincrisis.org/content/the-real-question-why-dont-people-make-enough-to-pay-income-taxes