Monday, September 01, 2008

Now they know how we feel, at least a little

The Pals are losing their industry--maybe their only industry?--to cheaper factories in China.

"Before they started importing from China we had 15 machines running 20 hours a day. Now we only use four, and we only work eight hours," Hirbawi says above the roar of the looms inside a dark, mostly unused warehouse.

Remember, you baby-bombers: the devil finds work for idle hands.

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