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Posted March 16. 2018 2:13PM

Regional economic disparities and Hillary Clinton's unfortunate remarks

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At her first stop in New Hampshire as a 2016 presidential candidate in April 2015, Hillary Clinton toured Whitney Brothers in Keene and met Pam Livengood, left, an employee of the children's furniture manufacturer. (COURTESY)


In the second part of her three-part series on deindustrialization in Keene, N.H., Marie Duggan gets into more detail about the adverse effects of a financialized economy, and its tendency toward financial bubbles, on workers. The story of how a local company, Miniature Precision Bearings, was acquired by a much larger company, Timken, shows how asset bubbles and financialization have contributed to deindustrialization and job loss.




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