1.) Many American companies manufacture products in other countries. Obviously, these companies must pay a cost for having to ship their completed goods to America for sale. What are the benefits that these companies are gaining by manufacturing overseas? Could manufacturing products in other countries reduce crime? Why?
2.) There are several common industrial practices that result in pollution or damage to other countries. Factories near the Mexican border can affect the air and water in the neighboring Mexican towns, and air pollution carried by the wind can literally circle the globe. Even more of an impact is felt by other countries when American companies build factories and processing plants in other countries, in order to avoid U.S. environmental and labor laws.
However, these practices are legal as far as American law goes. Answer the following problems keeping in mind the effects of your decision on jobs and the relevant industries:
Should these practices be changed? If yes, in what ways? If no, why?
Should the laws that govern these practices be changed? If yes, in what ways? If no, why?