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When Did We Quit Making Things?

Posted By Janna On September 23, 2013 @ 8:42 am In Opinion | No Comments

Dw.cdrWhen the White House announced the government’s decision to save General Motors, President Obama said the bailout was necessary to ensure that future generations “can grow up in an America that still makes things.” It’s a simple idea on its face – preserving an America that “makes things.” But it’s not so simple.

Today there are fewer manufacturing employees in the United States than there were in 1955. According to

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