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I'd be really interested to hear opinions about this. I found some of the statistics in it close to unbelievable, but I trust the writer.

It's about poverty in Ohio.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uselections2004/story/0,13918,1076608,00.html

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cofax7
Nov. 3rd, 2003 08:53 am (UTC)
Yup, yup, yup.

Two years ago the high tech firms were petitioning Congress to loosen up immigration rules so they could bring more workers into the US -- they were desperate for qualified staff. Now every week there's another article about tech work being outsourced to India. And that's just the Bay Area, which was better off to start with.

Manufacturing jobs are going away, and we're ending up with a society that's feeding on itself. You can't support a nation on a services economy. ::sigh::
infinitemonkeys
Nov. 4th, 2003 06:04 am (UTC)
Manufacturing jobs are going away, and we're ending up with a society that's feeding on itself. You can't support a nation on a services economy. ::sigh::

Our government appears to be trying to. Well, that and construction.