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Death by China (2012)

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In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization with the strong support of a Democratic President and Republican Congress. Before the ink was dry on this free trade agreement, China ... See full summary »



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Dan Fitzpatrick ...
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Bill Loper ...
Himself - Unemployed Worker
Christie Charles ...
Herself - Unemployed College Graduate
Tim Ryan ...
Himself - Representative, Ohio (as Rep. Tim Ryan)
Christopher Smith ...
Himself - Representative, New Jersey (as Rep. Chris Smith)
Richard McCormack ...
Himself - Publisher, Manufacturing & Technology News
Tyler Schiffelbein ...
Himself - Resident, Council Bluffs
Jerry Treharn ...
Himself - Founder, J.L. Treharn & Company
Dan Revette ...
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Joseph Paul ...
Himself - Worksource Employment Agency
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Himself - President (archive footage)


In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization with the strong support of a Democratic President and Republican Congress. Before the ink was dry on this free trade agreement, China began flooding U.S. markets with illegally subsidized exports while the big multinational companies that had lobbied heavily for the agreement rapidly accelerated the off shoring of American jobs to China. Today, as a result of the biggest shell game in American history, China has stolen millions of our jobs, corporate profits are soaring, and we now owe over $3 trillion to the world's largest totalitarian nation. This film is about how that happened... and why the best jobs program for America is trade reform with China. Written by Anonymous

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One lost job at a time.


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3 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

what a joke.

American firms CHOSE to offshore those jobs overseas to China, India, Indonesia, etc to save money. What a pathetic "documentary" to blame a foreign country for the decisions of its own American businesses that ultimately cater to greedy and self-centered consumers. If this documentary were honest, it'd point a finger (preferably a middle one) at itself.

While you're at it, why don't you make a library of documentaries with the title: (insert any weaker country)'s death by the USA. You (film makers) hypocrites are unbelievable.

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