Trump’s initiative to expand industry-recognized apprenticeships is — at least in concept — an incremental but genuine advance.
Blue-collar work is in demand for a reason: fewer people want to do it.
In addition to giving rise to a great Broadway hip-hop play, Alexander Hamilton was the founding father of the U.S. pro-manufacturing movement. In 1791, he wrote a report to the Congress extolling the virtues of U.S. manufacturing.
Speaking at the recent White House Summit on Global Development, President Barack Obama celebrated a long list of important advances in health, clean energy, and food security made during his two terms in office.