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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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  • Aug 4 2013: If i live in a town with exepensive commodity price, i would like to do my weekly shopping in another town, simply because it is cheaper and not inconvenient. Same for those MNCs. Beause of the evolution in transportation and information exchange, those MNCs can regard the border between country as town between towns. In this sense," selling jobs" is what we cannot stop,even this behavior is not ethical, but natural.

    I believe that everone with consicence cannot torlerate the existence of exploitive work. But it cannot be the cause to stop it, even under a legal shell. For me, the only hope is from the historical improvement. The working condition in Manchester 145 years ago was far from civilization.If those workers are still alive, the welfare nowadays isbeyond their imagination( not about endless blame for recession). The victory of humanity is steadily going on.

    However, factories in devloping countries plays as a booster for their economy, as MNCs bring jobs and technology for those countries. For those countries, it is a chance for them to make improvement, the only chance i might say, as every exchange is equal.Just considering the unemployment within is subconsciously throw the poor countries to the dump.

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