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Vultures Descend On Bainport: Sensata Plant Set to Close November 5.

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. -Mahatma Gandhi Never underestimate the power of the truth to change the best laid plans. When Honeywell workers were called into management offices in 2010, they were divided into 2 groups: a group that was […]

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We Are All Bainport

Welcome to Bainport, USA. Bainport is an encampment set up across the street from Sensata Technologies. Sensata is closing the Freeport plant later this year and outsourcing all operations to China, leaving almost 200 hard working middle class Americans without a job. Sensata is owned by Bain Capital, and to call attention to their plight […]

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What Romney Left Behind

[This photo essay was originally published as “Bainport, Illinois” in the blog Hi Henry. It is reprinted here with the generous consent of photographer and author Wendi Kent. – Editors] People are camping out under the stars in Freeport, Illinois. Unfortunately, it’s not for fun. This rural area is now home to 175 more people […]

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