Volume 88 Issue 36 | p. 6 | Letters
Issue Date: September 6, 2010

Views On Jobs

Department: Letters

Greg Babe’s guest editorial asks: “Why aren’t Americans shouting, ‘Keep chemical industry jobs here!’?” (C&EN, July 26, page 3.) The generic question is: Why aren’t Americans shouting, “Keep our jobs here!”? The past several years have witnessed the drain of jobs in many sectors of the U.S. economy, and Americans have sheepishly rolled with the flow.

Corporate leadership has outsourced manufacturing with the idea of enhancing their revenues by selling cheaply made goods . . .

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