Nation Topics - Outsourcing and off shoring
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Someone somewhere must die for the pleasure someone somewhere else takes in a $4.95 bikini top.
At the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Wall Street Project event, Clinton said taxes earned on up to 1.7 trillion repatriated dollars should be used to build a jobs-creating infrastructure fund.
Steve Jobs told Obama that Apple manufacturing jobs are never coming back to the US. Really?
While our tech-obsessed media fondled their iPhones, it was left to a courageous monologist to discover the real legacy of Apple's founder.
Obama's Asia trip was declared a failure, but that's an oversimplification: it was also a chance for the US to reconnect with India and Indonesia, and there Obama did well.
To restore economic stability, the US must rethink its approach to domestic manufacturing.
Missouri Governor Bob Holden learned how volatile globalization issues have become when his Democratic primary challenger, Claire McCaskill, started banging away on him for offshoring the state's
Private prisons thrive on cheap labor and the hunger of job-starved towns.
EMENDATION: Naomi Klein reported in her July 12 "Lookout" column that Aegis CEO Tim Spicer helped put down rebels and stage a military coup in Papua New Guinea. Actually, although his secret employment by the PNG government to put down rebels became a divisive issue within the PNG military and led to a military coup, Spicer played no role in staging the coup. (7/14/04)
In his now-famous report on Abu Ghraib prison, Maj. Gen.
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