In the words of Sensata worker Dot Turner, who worked hard at the same job for 43 years and yet will likely spend Election Day filing for unemployment for the first time: "It's going take all of us as Americans to stand up and say, 'No more.'"
When we allow companies to just import stuff that is made by exploited workers in countries where people do not have a say, we are granting not-having-a-say an advantage over having a say. We make democracy a competitive disadvantage.
Here's how the economics of outsourcing -- the economics of horror -- works: companies like Apple that ignore reports of fraud and danger against employees make it impossible for honest, conscientious suppliers to survive.
While I commend the president for pushing us to drive an economy that is built to last, I think in our global economy, stamped "Made in America" is not the only goal when it comes to building the things that give us pride.
In this exclusive interview, the CEO of the largest multinational toy distributor says his world famous workshop will never outsource a single job. The American Jobs Alliance asked Mr. Claus why he doesn't outsource.
We do not live in a world of textbook free trade. We live in a world where our trading partner China has chosen mercantilism and is using the full powers of its government to advance its industries in ways that destroy ours.