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How capitalism's great relocation pauperised America's 'middle class'

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jul/09/capitalism-relocation-pauperised-middle-class

As long as workers could wrest gains from capitalism, the system was safe. But with production offshored, that bargain blew up

Detroit's struggle with bankruptcy might find some relief, or at least distraction, by presenting its desperate economic and social conditions as a tourist attraction. "Visit Detroit," today's advertisement might begin, "see your region's future here and now: the streets, neighborhoods, abandoned buildings, and the desolation. Scary, yes, but more gripping than any imaginary ghost story."...