25.09.2014

Special economic zones – profit or exploitation?

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

Whose profit? Local governments in Poland encourage special economic zones, but their erection seems to lead to a rise in the ranks of the local precariat, with such zones often appearing to be accompanied by a laxer regime on workers' rights and an increase in contracts of the flimsiest nature. Which raises the question, who benefits from SEEs and should we be welcoming or opposing their expansion?
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