George Leopold, EETimes
1/4/2012 12:25 PM EST
WASHINGTON – With the pox that is the U.S. presidential election campaign upon us, it’s a good time to begin looking at concrete proposals for reviving the U.S. economy and identifying a new engine for economic growth. I submit that the incumbent and all of his challengers begin by focusing on what could be called a U.S. manufacturing renaissance.
Simply put, the United States must significantly increase the amount of stuff it makes, be it mobile devices, commercial jets or construction equipment. It’s one obvious way we can extract ourselves from the decade-old pattern of economic stagnation and declining wages that threatens the continued existence of the American middle class.
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