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GOP Senate Candidate Says He's 'Proud' Of His Background Outsourcing Jobs

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

Republican businessman and U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue has embraced, rather than renounced, comments he made years ago about how he had spent m...

NAFTA, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Clinton Global Initiative

Michele Swenson | Posted 08.24.2014 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Twenty years after Clinton signed NAFTA into law, Global Trade Watch reports a 450 percent increase in the U.S. trade deficit, resulting in the export of almost one million jobs, and downward pressure on wages.

Labor Day 2013: Retooling Our Labor Force

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 11.01.2013 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

Labor Day is upon us once again and once again the picture for new entrants to the labor force is dismal if they do not possess a tool kit of advanced skills.

The US Employment Debate: Offshore or Onshore?

Shay David | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Shay David

If U.S. employers want American workers to have stable job opportunities, it's time to start implementing a hybrid model of offshore/onshore labor and use new technology and product development methodology in order to sustain growth in the U.S.

Security Check Finds U.S. Employee Outsourced Job To China In Order To Surf Web All Day

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology

A crafty developer reportedly figured how to get paid to sit and watch cat videos for a good chunk of the day. It's a story almost too good to be t...

Cost Concerns Lead Small Business to Revert From Outsourcing to 'DIY'

Carol Roth | Posted 12.18.2012 | Small Business
Carol Roth

With tough economic times continuing, leading businesses that previously looked for outsourcing opportunities to now bring some of those business functions back in house. It's a reversal of the 'D-I-F-M' (or do-it-for-me) trend back to 'D-I-Y' (do-it-yourself).

What Outsourcing Looks Like

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

US-based multinational companies eliminated 1 million jobs from the US workforce between 1999 and 2010 while adding 3.1 million in other countries. I...

Hello, I Am an Outsourceaholic

Gene Marks | Posted 10.13.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

In this political environment, it's embarrassing to admit my habit. I frequently hang out with other outsourcers. For many of us outsourcing is a quick high and a way to feel... oh, I don't know... cool and (dare I say it) profitable.

The Economy, Outsourcing Jobs and Higher Education

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.06.2012 | Education
William B. Bradshaw

We rely on our universities to be on the cutting edge of academic excellence. Yet, our educational institutions are outsourcing to people in foreign countries something as fundamental to education as grading term papers and final exams.

Romney Outsourcing Attacks Will Work In Ohio, Former Gov Says

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Democrats ramp up their attacks on Mitt Romney for enabling outsourcing, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D) said Monday that the iss...

Proof Romney's Obama Outsourcer Attack Lacks Substance

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Here's a shock: Once again, Mitt Romney is making stuff up and, once again, I have the first hand Michigan experience to prove it.

Bad Week for Bain-onomics

Mike Lux | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

It has never been capitalism or even the financial industry being attacked when Bain's style of operating is the subject: it is the worst kind of vampire capitalism that the Obama campaign is going after.

Obama Campaign Attacks Romney's Bain Outsourcing - But Support for Outsourcing Is Bipartisan Corruption

Zaid Jilani | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics
Zaid Jilani

The overall narrative being created by the Obama campaign is clear: Romney has through his business practices supported outsourcing in the past, and is likely to in the future -- unlike President Obama. Unfortunately, the story is not that simple.

Whistleblower Accuses One City Of Outsourcing Jobs

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business

By Dan Levine March 21 (Reuters) - A contractor hired by the city of San Diego made confidential police files accessible to people ou...

Crowdsourcing Creativity -- Is This Any Way to Get Ahead?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
Russell C. Smith

One of the ways people and companies have altered the rules of the online marketplace is by embracing the practice of crowdsourcing creativity, often with questionable results.

Help Wanted! -- (But Not Here)

Dan Rather | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Rather

We're not just creating overseas jobs at an astounding rate, we're off-shoring the innovation and the know-how that we need to lay the groundwork for the future of the American economy.

The Democratic Path to Victory in the House

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Most of the punditry continues to assume that the die is cast -- that Republicans will win control of the House this fall. Certainly that outcome is entirely possible. But there is a Democratic path to victory next Tuesday.

Unpaid Environmental Costs Distort Trade

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Rubin

Sending smokestack industries to distant shores in search of cheap labor markets to make the things we consume may lessen the carbon footprint of our economies, but it doesn't do much for the global footprint.