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Old 01-22-2012, 10:30 PM
sugarkang sugarkang is offline
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Default NYT: How the U.S. Lost Out on iPhone Work

Long form article at NY Times about Apple, outsourcing and the American middle class. Yves Smith cuts to the core.

Lessons learned:

The shit jobs aren't coming back, so the problem is getting Americans to accept this fact.
Americans are uncompetitive for a number of reasons; larger relative salaries are only a single consideration.
The mixing of populations lowers the cost of being unusual.

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