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"What we must do is win the argument that is raging throughout the world showing that embracing globalisation, not retreating into protectionism, is the best way to growth jobs and prosperity for all.

It's that "for all" part that is the tough part. Well, at least it certainly makes corporate profits and CEO salaries grow.

by gradinski chai on Tue Jun 6th, 2006 at 12:48:22 AM EST
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Well, no-compromise Gordon says this:

At the G8 St Petersburg summit [on Saturday] I will call for world finance ministers to lead the debate about who benefits from globalisation

So we shall have an answer to the question about benefits for all. Meanwhile, I'm holding my breath.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Tue Jun 6th, 2006 at 03:01:08 AM EST
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So a whole bunch of rich guys will all go, "Well, I'm better off"...case closed.

See, whatever the demonstrated reality, these guys still believe in trickle-down even when all of their policies are about sucking-up. They just can't/don't see that what's good for the economy (aka stock market) isn't necessarily good for the polulation as a whole.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Jun 6th, 2006 at 05:57:54 AM EST
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