NEW YORK — US jobs have been going overseas for decades, along the way decimating whole swaths of the country.
Textile and apparel workers have been particularly hard hit: since 1994, more than a million people have lost their jobs in this one industry.
But it’s a different story overseas, where many of these jobs have gone.
For workers in places like this one — in a suburb of Manila — a factory job can mean the difference between chronic hunger and a middle class life.
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