The Asian Industrial Revolution
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  • Luke Lea

    McKinsey, the consulting giant, has called Bangladesh the “next China”

    Watch out, McKinsey, or you could start losing your credibility.

  • Michael Goodfellow

    What happens if we start doing this all with robots?

  • Jim.

    Unions really aren’t the enemy. Workers need protection.

    But the pendulum has swung too far in this country, and unions that defend unsustainable paychecks or pensions cause more trouble than they solve.

    I’ve long been an advocate of Unions assertively pursuing membership campaigns overseas. Go some of these places, and ask yourself, “Do American workers have it as bad as these guys here? Who’s in more serious need of the help that organization can provide?”

  • Michael K

    I find it interesting the Western retailers and brands want the gov’t to increase wages but gov’t says no. Why doesn’t the Western purchasers of Bangladesh textiles just increase wages at the factories making their product? One thing I would like to add the Bangladesh should invest in is infrastructure. One of the problems in Britain during the industrial revolution was the lagging investment in basic infrastructure like sewage and water in the new cities.

  • Jim.

    Could you cover the rise of India and China’s industrial base and nationalistic feelings in terms of the recent death of Neil Armstrong?

    Or just run an obituary, as that’s news in its own right?

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