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.

Here is a three and a half minute video of the corporate business man telling the workers that their plant will be closing. “Fuck you” is one of the milder sentiments expressed.

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When you watch videos like this, protectionism is an easy sentiment to understand.

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[Photo via FB; video via WTHR]