The average hourly wage in manufacturing rose just 1.7 percent in the last year.
These workers play vital roles in the U.S. economy, erecting American buildings, picking American apples and grapes, and taking care of American babies. Oh, and paying American taxes.
Full employment through a federal job guarantee makes sense – for workers, for the economy, for America.
Robots are not our enemy – the corporate bosses, bankers and BSers who own robots are the ones doing this to us.
Sanders is urging the president to issue an executive order preventing federal contractors from sending jobs overseas for cheaper labor.