Fro the last 40 years both the GOP and Democrats have promised to fix Globalization problems in the form of high costs of Healthcare, Education, and Housing(they climbed 10-fold in last 40 years and that is not sustainable). Notice that there efforts add up to zero.
We are headed for a situation in which there is low income, weak US dollar, and high GDP growth in China, India, and possibly Africa.
So do you want to know how to counter it? No, elected officials will not help.
There are certain areas that one can invest time and some extremely low cash outlays to stable-lize and increase your financial position over several decades.
But, fair warning it's not for the coward or the lazy.
And the secret is as valuable as anything Mr Buffet has ever stated.