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I think it is a shame what has happened to our economy. We were prosperous and jobs for everyone thanks to the great sacrafices and work ethic of our forefathers. They came from other countries with NOTHING but a suitcase, made great sacrafices, worked for pennies a day and build the greatest countires in the world, Canada and the US. What happened? Who knows? I wouldn't mind hearing what people have to say. All I know is that we have gone right down the tubes. There are no jobs and the jobs that there are only pay minimum wage. The concept of benefits and pension is a talk of the past. Of course, there are a few exceptions to this. Teachers, doctors, dentists, governemnt workers, some other health care professionals still make a GREAT living. Of course most of these are on the backs of taxes. Almsost the entire manufacturing sector has been wiped out. We ave thousands, millions of people throughout North America wirth great trades and skills but no work.

I commend the people who created swapping jobs . com. Somenbody is trying to do soemthing to get people connected and working, even if it isn't for money. At leats this site allows people to hook up with other people, to let other people know of the great talents tht they have and to get work done they need doing without paying any money. now that is creative thinking. I love it!

I blame the government and the big corporations for this mess we are in. Poor foresight by our government, selling out to big corporations and lack of leadesrhip over the last 20 years has placed us in this mess. AND, it is not going to get better. All forecasts are doom and gloom. Consequently, we need to work as a society, the people working for the people, bartering jobs to get work done that we cannot afford to pay for. i think that was the intention of swapping jobs . com.

If there is a number of sites created like this and people start taking action, rather than sitting back and waiting for the giovernement to change the economy, we may pull our self out of this mess we are in. It may even cause the governemnt to stand up and take notice and start doing what they have to do in terms of tarriffs and other measures to resurrect our economy.


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