[CS-FSLUG] Why Apple gadgets can’t be made in the U.S.

Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Wed Jan 25 23:32:38 CST 2012

On 01/25/2012 01:10 AM, Marco Tedaldi wrote:
> On 25.01.2012 03:37, Fred A. Miller wrote:
>> >  It isn’t just that workers are cheaper abroad. Rather, Apple’s
>> >  executives believe the vast scale of overseas factories as well as the
>> >  flexibility, diligence and industrial skills of foreign workers have so
>> >  outpaced their American counterparts that “Made in the U.S.A.” is no
>> >  longer a viable option for most Apple products.
>> >  
>> >  http://www.zdnet.com/blog/apple/why-apple-gadgets-cant-be-made-in-the-us/12075?tag=nl.e539
>> >  
> Somehow I get the feeling that they regrett, that slavery has been
> outlawed in the Western world. As a positive point for producing in Asia
> they tell this story: (Free from my mind)
> "We had made a mistake and had a last minute change. The make this
> change for us, the producer woke up 8000 workers, gave them a little
> snack and set them to work..." and "this would not have been possible in
> the US".
> Thanx god it is not possible there! The times of owning slaves should be
> over by now! So basically, apple supports slavery like working
> conditions. Great!

ALL companies doing business there share the same SHAME!


"Socialism is so bad a system that not even the Germans could
make it work".

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