What politicians aren’t saying about declining manufacturing jobs

What politicians aren't saying about declining manufacturing jobs

David and Barbara Ludwig pose for a portrait at their home Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Reading, Pa. The Ludwigs lost their manufacturing jobs and have been struggling financially ever since. For decades, American manufacturing provided entrée to the middle class, especially for workers without college degrees. No more. Globalization, automation and recession destroyed nearly 6 million manufacturing jobs between 2000-2009, casting many displaced workers out of the middle class and, consequently, widening the income gap between rich and poor. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

With manufacturing employment steadily dropping and the trucking field predicted to be next, what is the state […]

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