Not fake "capitalism" at work, but cronyism and anti-business measures that cripple the playing field for free market entry by participants that do not have the wherewithal of the pro-big-government corporations like Microsoft and others that benefit from the immigration laws that they themselves write (using their lobbyists) and then loudly complain about. And that Big Labor also colludes in. Who else noticed when changed their tune on the subject? Why? Because they see a big boost of enrollment with more useful gullibles under-educated in the kinds of rights that Americans have expected respect for.

On 5/31/13 10:43 AM, Buck Calabro wrote:
Capitalism at, er, work.

Not being an employer myself nor self-employed, the only defence I have against being treated like a grade 1 bolt that can type is to continuously sell my skill set - and my platform's skill set - to my employer.

It's going to take much more than slacktivism to overcome the political power of big business.

On 5/31/2013 8:30 AM, TheBorg wrote:


Policy proposals from multinational corporations often come with slick,
poll-tested rhetoric. It is always worth digging deeper.
And the more you dig into the idea that we need to hugely expand the
number of employer-based temporary worker visas for tech companies, the
more you uncover the truth: This is about powerful companies pursuing
lower wages.


"Eric Lehti" wrote in message

Who's Hiring H-1B Visa Workers? Not Microsoft or Google, but
offshore-outsourcing firms are

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