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In the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a backlash is building in Western Europe against importing inexpensive labor from Eastern Europe.
The A.F.L.-C.I.O. is pushing for a living-wage clause in the trade pact, but mandating Mexico’s standard of living is unlikely to save American jobs.
Shenyang boomed during the country’s go-go years. But when the investment binge fizzled, the city and its factories sputtered.
Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sheila James has moved far inland, gaining affordable space at the price of a brutal commute.