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Jah Kable

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Why is it OK for corporations to outsource work to countries that violate the corporation's home country labor laws?

Prime Example: Nike and Apple. Paying about 15 bucks a day to KIDS in other countries making their products so they can sell them for a major mark up everywhere. Now If they can make these products for a total of like 5 bucks, why do we pay 100-500 bucks for these things? This just seems greedy to me And seems like it could be a legitimate reason for the recession. GRRRR this is frustrating. They are hoarding so much money they couldn't possibly spend it. Letting this happen is madness. Yet not doing or saying anything is the standard "accepted" action. Like a friend told me "We don't need a revolution because that implies returning to a broken point in the cycle, We need an evolution." Yeah he blew my mind too. :D Keep it clean and friendly everyone. Looking forward to your ideas. Lets get this some traction and change the world.

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  • Jul 30 2013: Wonderful question. The old time barons started to make money, and finally figured out that if your employees couldn't afford your product, it was a problem. Ford, Hershey, and Kraft are three I will use. My family worked for Kraft for over the entire period that it has existed, and they took care of their employees because it made sense. The product, and the name, meant family, and the business was a baby to the CEO. I remember when my father used to tell me he,[ Mr. Kraft] would say, "the cost doesn't matter, if it tatse's good, they will buy it." That all went out the door sometime in the middle 70's when the bottom line became King. No more real sugar, lets use corn sryup, no more real cream, lets use whey product, and it continued to degrade. The bottom line is all that counts today, the name, or product is no longer thought of as a "Baby" by the CEO's, their profit comes before all else. It totally makes sense if you realise that humans are basically asses, and that they are totally self centered. It Takes true genius to create a product, factory, and look into the future for it's safety and continuation. There are a few still standing, but decline is going to happen, because, money has become king.

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