Who is it for? | The Community
For the last 40 years or so, most governments have been doing their best to support consumer spending. That doesn’t just mean the necessary things like living expenses. It also means discretionary spending. One of the goals of free trade (whether it’s always worked or not) is to reduce the cost of goods by removing tariffs and barriers and allowing for manufacturing to be moved to places where the labour is cheaper.
When in Rome | The Community
“We went to McDonald’s for lunch today,” I overhead a tourist telling her friend on the bus in Rome. “Anything to break up the monotony of pasta and pizza,” she drawled. “I mean, if I see one more tomato or piece of mozzarella, I think I’ll die!”