'Now there’s a new imperative. Bring that mask production, or ventilator production, or for that matter, generic drugs—bring that back home,' says economist Jeff Rubin, author of The Expendables.
Economist Jeff Rubin says the 'decline of the middle class is not just a random event,' but has been brought on 'successive rounds of trade liberalization' that have decimated access to well-paying jobs. Photograph courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada, by James Graham
Economist Jeff Rubin’s prescient book about the hollowing out of the middle class, or the “expendables,” as he’s phrased it, couldn’t have landed at a more opportune time.?
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