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White Working Class, Manufacturing

The Invention Of The ‘White Working Class’

History warns us to be very, very careful when using the phrase “white working class.” The reason has nothing to do with political correctness. Rather, it concerns the changing historical definitions of who is “white.” When we invent the white working class, we whitewash an increasingly diverse manufacturing workforce.

December 27, 2016

Obama to Private Sector: Hire Those Community College kids!

President Obama announced in his weekly address on June 11th a new program to add manufacturing jobs, saying “Government is not and should not be the main engine of job creation…But government can partner with the private sector to make sure that every worker has the necessary skills for the jobs they’re applying for.” Obama […]

June 14, 2011