Foreign companies manufacturing in America

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It might seem that globalization is a continuing and ominous threat to America’s workforce. New York Times business correspondent Micheline Maynard, however, says foreign companies can help American communities ? especially as they hire Americans in tough economic times. Maynard is the author of a new book “The Selling of the American Economy.? We’re also joined by Amy Lindsay, a former Estee Lauder employee, now a factory worker for Toyota in Indiana. She tells us about her own experience switching from an American employer to a foreign one. Our own Todd Zwillich gives us an insider’s view on the recent congressional decision to extend unemployment benefits again.

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