When we speak about “outsourcing” and “free trade,” we speak in abstractions. Here is what these terms look like in practice.
Carrier announced this week that it will close a plant in Indianapolis that manufactures furnaces and move that plant to Mexico. The move means that “1,300 union jobs that average $20 to $21 per hour” will be lost.
When you watch videos like this, protectionism is an easy sentiment to understand.