| In globalization, the costs are just too high, some say
The Boston Globe, May 18, 2015 Monday
Tracy Warner earned $37,000 a year at the Galesburg, Ill., Maytag factory. Years after the factory closed in 2004, she makes $21,000 from two jobs. GALESBURG, Ill. — Even in this city of abandoned factories, it is possible to see some of the benefits the United States reaps from increased foreign trade: at the rail yard, where boxcars of bargain-price Asian goods are routed to US consumers; at the nearby slaughterhouse, where pigs are packaged for the global market; and at Knox College, where...