What do Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have in common? he two leading candidates for the presidency actually share a secret life. A kind of private address -- for their monies, if not themselves -- in a place that may still be located in the United States but is nonetheless offshore from where most of the rest of us live. They are both tax haven aficionados, and in this election season if you want to become one, too, then head offshore with Nomi Prins' article.
The debate this election cycle about how to shore up the American middle class and the longer-term worry that automation will chip away at the labor market both miss a more proximate and pressing reality: knowledge work, including tech jobs, are already being shipped overseas. What happened to manufacturing jobs a generation ago is now being repeated in the knowledge economy, linking the fates of the professional class and the working class together.
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