[Coco] Re: I'm signing off - 6309 Microprocessor Enhancements

KnudsenMJ at aol.com KnudsenMJ at aol.com
Wed Mar 10 16:56:46 EST 2004

In a message dated 3/10/04 4:25:15 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
peak at mail.polarcomm.com writes:

> Perhaps what we ought to do is to get more offshore labor 
>  unions,then when labor overseas costs as much as it does here 
>  there would be no reason to go offshore.

True, at least in theory.
Also, when offshore countries clean up their air and water, their costs may 
rise to match ours.
Supposedly, the WTO was created partly to insure that world traders met basic 
minimum labor and environmental standards, but somehow those get overlooked.

FWIW, the worst offenders were the old Soviet Union, and still Red China.
--Mike K.

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