Study Finds Free Trade With China Lowered American Manufacturing By 29.6 Percent

From ThinkProgress Mon Jan 7 2013, 16:15:20

Around 2001, the raw number of manufacturing jobs in the United States plummeted from just over 17 million to just over 14 million. After leveling off for a few years, it collapsed to around 11.5 million due to the Great Recession. It's since seen a small rebound under President Obama's tenure, but the continuing depression [...]

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