Admin posted on July 6, 2009 10:44

It must suck being a slumdog now. Every day, there are more Americans revolting against the Occupational Apartheid practiced by India, Inc. Here, I got some more coverage with my comments:

New York Post: NYC Hit By Nerd Job Rob. City $$ for Indian Hires. By Susan Edelman. Full excerpt: It's a geek tragedy. While the city vows to save and create jobs for recession-ravaged New Yorkers, one of its biggest contractors is importing techies from India, instead of hiring local computer nerds.

...IBM won a $1.9 million contract with the Department of Finance to analyze its old main databases so they can be improved, but the company has transported "consultants" from Mumbai and other parts of India to do most of the work.

At least 17 employees hired by an IBM subsidiary in India have worked in New York since October, inspecting the city's computer systems, which hold property and other tax records, insiders said.

KevinFlanagan wrote: Indian visa workers are cheap, and that is all. The normal H-1B makes on average $23/hr. IBM bills the gov't $200/hr, and refuses to hire Americans. IBM can use the H-1B or L-1 visas to legally discriminate against American workers. They have been doing it for years. A Senate bill is working a way through the Judiciary committee that will make it almost impossible to continue this practice. SUPPORT S.887, or more Americans will be displaced. Read more:

And here, the Business Week article that quoted my blog posts is noted:

BusinessWeek: An Academic's Labor Helps Fight H-1B Visas. Norm Matloff, a computer science professor with a Chinese-born wife, says the U.S. skilled-immigrant visa system exploits workers everywhere. By Moira Herbst. Excerpts: Not many computer science professors are activists on immigration policy. But Norm Matloff of the University of California, Davis wears both hats. He has been a vocal critic of the H-1B visa program for skilled immigrants since the mid-1990s, and now maintains a Web page and e-mail listserv discussing offshoring and the H-1B visa program, which he calls a "sham." He says his motivation is to protect and preserve tech job opportunities for the students he teaches. ...

This is all on one site.

How can you slumdogs keep up? English is clearly not your forte, and it shows in all the daily written communications in Hinglish we Americans see everyday at work and on line. Most of you lazy arrogant bastards constantly use terms like "ur" "bcoz" "u" "i" and all sorts of illiterate shorthand that makes you look like the backwards-ass cow-urine drinkers you are. So when something comes out in the media, you have to resort to copying and pasting shit verbatim from some obscure research paper, over and over again. Just look at the comments from the slumdogs on the Business Week article. It is just raw, convoluted gibberish, like a shitload of footnotes that we're supposed to understand.

Look, slumdogs, I know that there is a saying in your community:

If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit.

I've over-heard Indians give that advice to each other. But you can only do that for so long before people figure it out.


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