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What would the fifties era un-American activities committee have made of the mas

  1. peterxdunn profile image59
    peterxdunnposted 7 years ago

    What would the fifties era un-American activities committee have made of the mass export of...

    American jobs to communist China?

  2. cresandsuzanne profile image59
    cresandsuzanneposted 7 years ago

    i think WE ALL KNOW the answer to that one...RED SCARE!!!!!

  3. mthurston profile image77
    mthurstonposted 7 years ago

    McCarthyism is still alive and well.  I think in the case of China, the U.S. is borrowing so much money - and has been for long enough that they're not in a great position to play the protectionist. 

    A more evident reality is that 'globalization' (hate to use the word..) has changed the playing field in a way that is more conducive to a world-wide network of trade, people, ideas, and entertainment.

    The committee would have a problem because if they were THAT against outsourcing, then the burden is pretty much on their own government to bring jobs back into the homeland.

  4. peterxdunn profile image59
    peterxdunnposted 7 years ago

    I have a confession to make.  I tabled this question in true courtroom lawyer (never ask a question to which you do not already know the answer) style.

    America is losing out to China - jobswise - because the trans-nationational corporations: that ultimately own everything, are totally a-political, with no allegiance to anything other than profit.

    Witness events in the news (the Wikki leaks) here you have a situation where American taxpayer's money is being spent supplying military aid to Pakistan - whilst Pakistan is supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan.  The motive behind this 'anomaly' is profit.

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