The New ‘Glocal’ Economy | On Point with Tom Ashbrook

The New ‘Glocal’ Economy | On Point with Tom Ashbrook.

For a long, long stretch, globalization has felt like a one-way street. The world was flat, we were told, and American jobs were rolling abroad.

Well, there’s a little more friction in the system these days. Building everything on the far side of China doesn’t always sound like such a great idea. Within the great global arena, more people and companies are thinking local again. That could mean protectionism and shrinkage. It could mean a blossoming of local talent and jobs.

This hour, On Point: look homeward, angel. We’re looking local in the global economy.

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