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As cheap goods flow in, America becomes hollowed out

October 12, 2010

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“Most Americans are dependent on such cheap goods because their living standard is falling, due to wage stagnation, job loss, and a profusion of low-paying dead-end new service jobs.” — John Schreiber (Full article: 181 words)

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