by Dean Baker and Nick Buffie , 03/28/2017
February was the third consecutive month for growth in manufacturing jobs, bringing the change over the last year to 7,000.
by Dean Baker , 03/21/2017
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly promised to bring back the good paying jobs in manufacturing and mining that had been lost in the last three decades. He promised that an “America First” trade policy, lower taxes, and reduced regulation would bring these jobs back. Clearly these promises were important to many of the […]