New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

This item has FREE SHIPPING to any address in NZ

NOTE: A handling time of 2-4 business days applies for all orders. Once shipped, delivery takes 1-5 working days.

The Unfair Trade: how our broken global financial system destroys the middle class

Description:
The Unfair Trade is a riveting expose of the global financial system, whose flaws are the source of our economic malaise. More than ever before, our livelihoods are beholden to its imbalances and inequities, which have already taken down the economies of Iceland, Ireland, Spain, and Greece. With a combination of financial acumen and narrative-driven reporting, veteran Australian journalist Michael Casey brings a unique human angle to this worldwide phenomenon. He shows, for example, how high-wage 'fly in, fly out' workers and a real-estate bubble are both part of the two-speed Australian economy being distorted by its reliance on Chinese demand for its mineral resources. He illustrates how an American homeowner's life is shaped by the same economic and social policies that determine the working conditions of migrant workers in China. And he explains how the collapse of the factory system in northern Mexico has enabled drug cartels to recruit thousands of young men into their gangs. Casey shows that our economic problems are largely caused by political agendas that prevent the free market from encouraging fair competition.
Until governments work together to make this trillion-dollar system more efficient - until China removes incentives for its citizens to save excessively, for example, or the US ends the de facto subsidies enjoyed by politically powerful banks - the global playing field will remain lopsided, job creation will lag, and our economies will be vulnerable to new crises.

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9781922070173
Author(s): Michael Casey
Format: Paperback
Year: 2012
Publisher: Scribe Publications
Pages: 416

BUYER OFFERS: We are a retail store with set pricing and unfortunately we can't fulfil any requests to sell items for Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
You must log in to ask or answer questions posted. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms licence #
Firearms licence holder name
First name is required
Last name is required
.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  
  • Store does not allow pick-ups
  • Store location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

Payment options

Pay Now and Afterpay include:

Buyer Protection Learn More