During the past decade, more than 30 million jobs have been lost as a direct result of plant closings. Communities have been disrupted, workers' security undermined, and productivity reduced. And that is only part of the story. Even while everyone is talking of the need to reindustrialize, corporations have been pulling their capital out of nation's basic industries at an unprecedented rate. In effect, they are deindustrializing America.
Author : Barry Bluestone & Bennett Harrison