Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post, has written a thoughtful article about jobs and how politicians talk about them. Politicians on all levels talk about creating or saving jobs. Huffington asks the right question: Are these good jobs?
Over 1,000,000 manufacturing jobs were lost in 2009. The new ideal jobs are on Wall Street, where a few people are paid very well and produce nothing that helps the larger economy. Huffington does a fantastic job of explaining why the loss of manufacturing jobs is a serious problem. Follow this link to read her post.