Yesterday Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Communications Workers of America (CWA) President Larry Cohen spoke to a very-well-attended "Bring Jobs Home" rally in San Francisco.
American manufacturing is like apple pie to American voters: we love it and want more of it regardless of our politics, race, gender, income, or hometown.
The big brouhaha over when Mitt Romney left Bain Capital began when the Obama campaign accused Romney/Bain of offshoring jobs.
Following is the talk I gave to the Take Back the American Dream conference panel, Making It In America: Reviving and Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing. You have undoubtedly heard the numbers, almost all of them bad.
While on vacation last week, I came across a CNN analysis that asked an important question, especially in light of Friday’s jobs numbers: Where are the jobs bills?
Here is a second short video with highlights from the Take Back the American Dream conference panel, Making It In America: Reviving and Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing.
Last week at Netroots Nation we talked about the problem of Apple (and all the others) manufacturing in China, costing our country jobs and dollars.
The New York Times' Keith Bradsher reports that China's domestic economy has been stumbling of late due to a slowdown in construction and a sluggish retail market.
It's almost a shame that Americans are paying very little attention to the GOP's "Pledge To America.
A number of groups representing American manufacturing companies and industries have asked the Obama administration for clear language that bans currency manipulation to be included in any new trade bills.
Another month and another terrible trade deficit report.
Tremulous times in the world of U.S.
When President Nixon went to China in 1972, manufacturing was 22 percent of the nation's economy. It was still 20 percent of the nation's economy eight years later when China was granted most-favored-nation trading status.
President Obama has been pushing policies to boost American manufacturing.
Here is the Alliance for American Manufacturing's statement on manufacturing jobs in the March jobs report:
A trio of governors and a duo of lieutenant governors last week dined on pink slime burgers and pronounced them mouth-wateringly-delicious-and-nutritious as TV cameras rolled on their barbeque in a Nebraska factory that manufactures the stuff. Shoppers have reacted somewhat d
American tax dollars should employ American workers and build American companies.
You can sit on your couch and tweet things out there all day, but Twitter doesn't knock on doors, and Twitter really doesn't get in people's faces. The Should Be Made In America campaign shows how to get that done.
We need to rebuild our country, and we need to do it with steel and supplies that are made in America. It actually costs taxpayers more to "save money" by outsourcing then it saves because of the "safety net" costs from lost jobs and factories.