Moreover, statistics can be deceiving: the growth of jobs in the US in the 90s was due to many part-time jobs, with no benefits and generally low pay.
Money is a mechanism for control.
In the US, most progressives start to see the differences between internationalism and economic globalization.
There is a huge shift taking place in the global awareness in the last 5 years with strong views about globalization and the power structures of major corporations.
Global competition is about winners and losers.