A few months ago I linked to a Planet Money podcast from July that talked a little about manufacturing in the United States. In it, they stated that the United States is still the #1 (maybe #2) manufacturer in the world and that our manufacturing sector is still growing, two facts that surprised me. The way people talk, you’d think we don’t build anything here.
In this article in The Atlantic Adam Davidson dives deeper into those facts, exploring what we still build, who builds it, and how workers are adapting as manufacturing has evolved in the past 30 years.
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