Monday, 16 May 2016
The brain drain in and out of the United States
Sharp and to the point. But misses a few other essentials.
The United States has sucked in the best brains from around the world to do research and innovate in their universities, funded by their taxpayers who happen to be the the middle and working classes. It was great while their companies were actually producing in the United States and taxpayers had some sort of return on their investment.
But now those companies from the US who have actually benefited* from the universities have invested in other countries while hiring great lawyers to ensure they do not pay taxes themselves. In other words they are a constant drain on the country.
*See changing trends between use of benefitted/benefited