Solutions to job loss and displaced workers?
Hello. I am writing an essay on poverty among displaced workers. The only part I am having trouble with is writing a paragraph on solutions to this problem. I am wondering if anybody can provide me with ideas or links that describe solutions to poverty among displaced workers, or even just how the problem of Americans losing jobs can be solved. I have already added in the idea of reducing the outsourcing of jobs. Any other advice on the subject would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much!
Asked By: Bri - 12/16/2010
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Research the Brazilian economy. They were recently in a hole similar to ours, but pulled themselves out. Now they are doing great-in fact, they may now be 5th in terms of world economy. 60 minutes did an episode on this this past Sunday, so you could look at that or, at least, read about it. Good Luck... More
Answered By: frankie - 12/16/2010
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Use the 80/20 principle. 80% of what a citizen buys should be made in his home country, the other 20% can be imported. Any country that follows that principle prospers greatly (look at Germany). Anyone who doesn't ends up with the kind of situation now being faced by USA, UK and many other western nations...
Answered By: Tolemac - 12/16/2010
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