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Gown joins town in resisting corporate glob

Greg Ip from the Wall Street Journal publishes an interesting finding:

In 1997, 58% of college graduates said globalization had been good for the U.S. while 30% said it had been bad, according to a poll conducted for the Wall Street Journal and NBC News. When the poll asked a similar question this past March, opinion had flipped: 47% of graduates thought globalization was bad and just 33% thought it was good. Respondents with high school educations started out negative on globalization and have become more so...

“The political impact is potentially quite important because it’s just not clear where support for engagement with the world economy is going to come from, if not from college-educated workers,” says Kenneth Scheve, a political scientist at Yale University who studies such attitudes.

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