Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Knowledge Jobs Are The Future Of US Manufacturing

A great blog piece by Robert Reich about the future of manufacturing jobs in the US.

Reich says:

First and most broadly, it doesn't make sense for America to try to maintain or enlarge manufacturing as a portion of the economy. Even if the U.S. were to seal its borders and bar any manufactured goods from coming in from abroad--something I don't recommend--we'd still be losing manufacturing jobs. That's mainly because of technology.

Too bad, neither President Obama nor Lou Dobbs understand what modern manufacturing in the US is all about.

Read the whole article at http://robertreich.blogspot.com/2009/05/future-of-manufacturing-gm-and-american.html

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