Tag Archives: Manufacturing

Unemployment Rate is Decreasing, but What Jobs are We Adding?

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The jobs report came out last week, and you might have heard the mainstream media outlets praising all of these new jobs our economy has created. The problem is that those jobs gains are deceptive. Sure our economy is gaining a lot of new jobs, but is that a good thing if they aren’t good jobs?

America’s Lost Manufacturing Sector

The Disintegration of America’s Wealth

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In 1950 one out of every three American workers was employed in the manufacturing industry. America was the manufacturing superpower of the world, and our middle class was both booming and enjoying a high standard of living. We were the richest and most productive country in the world.

Is America Preparing Kids for a Fool’s Paradise?

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In the 1950’s, 30% of the American workforce was employed in manufacturing—almost one in three jobs. This country was a manufacturing superpower; we were the world’s richest and most productive country. By 1994, approximately one in eight Americans had jobs in manufacturing. Now only 9% of jobs in the United States are in manufacturing.

We Are Losing the Economic War With China

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There was a time when we protected our nation and had an economic plan. Because of this plan we became one of the strongest nations on the earth. Much has changed and if we do not work for our best interest we will lose what little is left of our economic strength. Our downfall has not been mere chance—it has been a result of an economic war China has waged on the U.S.

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