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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 29 2013: okay, why don't you buy cheap shoes, and donate the difference to some charity organizations?
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      Jul 30 2013: Because he can see the major flaw in capitalism. Nike's are cheap shoes! Just like every shoe is or can be. You just don't get it, do you? Pull the market back together for everyone. Bring in the boundaries if that can even be accomplished anymore.
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        Jul 30 2013: in this case, buy nike shoes, and send the difference over to the workers. be a little bit creative, you don't need guidance for everything.
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          Jul 30 2013: That is a very creative idea, lol. Maybe Nike could run that in their marketing ads! "Buy our shoes and please send an additional $200 minimum to the suppressed workers we have overseas making your shoes for the best shoe made just for you". NIKE "just do it"
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        Jul 30 2013: have an actual point, or just goofing around? in what sense those workers are suppressed?
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          Jul 30 2013: Totally goofing around here as you are, so...you wouldn't mind being in or trading your shoes for theirs then wouldn't you? Maybe your 6 year old child can help as well and I run the show and you watch how I live. Hey, at least I'm giving you and your child an "opportunity", eh?
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        Jul 30 2013: i'm not goofing around, and also don't have time for those that are
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          Jul 30 2013: Dumb Q=Dumb A with explanation added and question. Why would anyone goof around about this? Obviously, I can not get you to understand even if I put you in their shoes! Do you have any kids my friend? If so, would you want them and yourself slaving over $5 shoes to make and $150 (I don't know, what in this hell does a pair of Nike shoes go for?) to be sold in your so called global "free market"? I'll answer this dumb question for you: No, you simply WOULD NOT. These corporations (lol, not people) don't know tenderness from a can of beans.
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        Jul 31 2013: just to make it clear, maybe it will change your mindset, probably not. it is not you that want to make me understand something. i understand how it works, i studied it. it is my attempt to make you understand something. the conversation reopens as soon as you realize that.
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          Jul 31 2013: So, you studied humanity? WOW! Apparently it didn't get you anywhere. Maybe an overdose of TV? I'm done here Kris. You take the last word.

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