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RE: Design via Internet (India & Mexico)

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Tell you what - I need the time to find the web sites that have maintained a
tally of US jobs lost to foreign labor. Border states do rather well, but
California farmers are not happy with NAFTA as it has virtually destroyed
many border farms in Imperial County.
Choosing one localized geographical area is not a true indicator of the
effect NAFTA and GATT has had on the nation. You need to look at all
industries.
You also need to look at the average income changes due to the loss of jobs
and the finding of new jobs. I admit that I have not done the research
myself, but I believe that workers who are laid off are not finding jobs
earning the same income. I believe that workers are being retrained and end
up with jobs at a greatly reduced income.
Maybe this is getting off topic and should no occur on this list. If anyone
wants to take this private, I'll stay in the debate.

Dennis

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:polhemus(--nospam--at)insync.net]
Sent: Thursday, November 05, 1998 8:42 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Design via Internet (India & Mexico)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis S. Wish PE [mailto:wish(--nospam--at)cwia.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 05, 1998 1:03 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Design via Internet (India & Mexico)
>
>
> It's not the idea of Global economies that is bad, it's the abuse that
> exists - something that we have seen through Nafta and GATT.

I'd like to challenge the statement above.

What "abuse" have you seen that you can relate?

Here in Texas, NAFTA is acknowledged to have been an unqualified success.