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U.S. Army berets manufactured in China, Department of Homeland Security uniforms hecho en Mexico, food stamp call centers outsourced to India -- of all the troubling questions raised by Greg Spotts' perceptive documentary, perhaps the most disturbing is: Why is our government aiding the erosion of quality American jobs?
This exploration of (un)employment in the Bush-Cheney era excels on a human level. Devoting ample time to living-room chats with laid-off textile workers in Kannapolis, North Carolina, as well as former high-tech workers in Seattle and Florida -- whose pink-slip indignation was compounded when they were forced to train their Indian replacements -- Spotts film lays bare the personal devastation of job loss.