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Need A Job? Too Bad! The Good Jobs Are Being Shipped Out Of America As Part Of The New One World Economy
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"All over the United States factories are closing down. If you go to shopping centers in many areas of America you would think that the hottest new store was called "Space Available".
Since the year 2000, we have lost 10% of our middle class jobs. In the year 2000 there were about 72 million middle class jobs in the United States but today there are only about 65 million middle class jobs.
What kind of progress is that?
One out of every six Americans is now enrolled in a federal anti-poverty program. As 2007 began, 26 million Americans were on food stamps, but now 42 million Americans are on food stamps and that number keeps rising every single month.
Can anyone out there please explain how the "one world economy" is supposed to be good for us when 42 million Americans cannot even feed themselves?
Allowing our country to be deindustrialized just so that we can consume more cheap goods from China is like tearing down pieces of your house to keep your fire going. In the end, you won't have much of a house left.
*The United States has lost a staggering 32 percent of its manufacturing jobs since the year 2000.
*Since 2001, over 42,000 U.S. factories have closed down for good.
*As of the end of 2009, less than 12 million Americans worked in manufacturing. The last time that less than 12 million Americans were employed in manufacturing was in 1941.
*Manufacturing employment in the U.S. computer industry is actually lower in 2010 than it was in 1975.
*In 2010, the number one U.S. export to China is "scrap and trash".
Oh, but won't "getting more education" solve all of our problems and get the American people back to work?
The truth is that tens of millions of Americans have a "higher education" that is not doing them any good today.
In his article entitled "The Great College-Degree Scam", Richard Vedder explains that a large percentage of U.S. college graduates are working in jobs that have not historically required college degrees....