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Report: Minnesota has lost 70,000 jobs to China since 2001

The Economic Policy Institute says China’s currency manipulation and other policies have led to the growing trade deficit that has cost so many jobs.
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The Economic Policy Institute says China’s currency manipulation and other policies have led to the growing trade deficit that has cost so many jobs.

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