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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 6 2013: Hi,
    Every business will source its materials at the cheapest rates and sell at the highest rates.
    We succumb to buying brands because we let our senses be affected by their advertising.
    Only by buying non-branded good quality goods can we ensure that someone doesn't fleece you.

    Regarding kids working in sweat shops, now that's an issue of the local government.
    Our kids are our future.
    By making them work instead of educating them, our future needn't be predicted.
    Majority of the imbalances are due to currency difference. The emerging economies need the dollars to buy weapons and machinery, so they let their currency get devalued.

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