Olemike's Blog

Unemployment

Posted by olemike on 08/19/2010

This article by Andy Grove hits the nail absolutely on the head regarding employment in manufacturing. Both political parties need to start figuring out how to bring manufacturing jobs back into the country. Tax policy would seem to be a good mechanism to get this done. There are probably many other ways as well.

I believe we will never solve the huge unemployment problem as long as most the products we use are made in other countries. The prosperity of the middle class over the last 50 years was due to good manufacturing jobs. Let’s get them back.

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