Strengthening Constitutional Self-Government

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Loss of manufacturing jobs

Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor under Clinton has a short comment on the loss of manufacturing jobs. Since 1995 some 22 million manufacturing jobs have dissappeared in 20 large ececonomies. It turns out that Japan has lost about 16% of its manufacturing jobs, China about 15%, Brazil lost about 20% (the US has lost about 11%). Why? Productivity.

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