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    • Reskilling America

    • Learning to Labor in the 21st Century
    • By: Katherine S. Newman, Hella Winston
    • Narrated by: Callie Beaulieu
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
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    After decades of off-shoring, downsizing, shuttered factories, and stranded blue collar workers, the United States is on the edge of an industrial renaissance. This is news that would have seemed beyond improbable even a decade ago, but companies like Motorola Mobility, Apple, BMW, Bosch, and Volkswagen are opening plants and committing millions of dollars to build new products here.

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    • Manifesto of a CTE teacher.

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    • Downhill from Here

    • Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality
    • By: Katherine S. Newman
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
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    Retirement insecurity is an increasingly serious manifestation of the vast inequality that risks destroying the social fabric in America. The nearly inevitable consequence of lifetime wage discrepancies, security in retirement is linked to the kinds of jobs we hold during our work lives. That, in turn, is a product of all the forces leading to historic levels of inequality, forces that have protected the very wealthy, destroyed any hold on stability for the poor, and gradually eroded the security of the vast middle class.

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    • Make America Make Again

    • By: Katherine S. Newman
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Manufacturing in the United States will create millions of jobs over the next decade, but the U.S. work force is unprepared to fill them. To educate its young people for these “middle-skill” jobs, the United States should look to Germany, where a system of vocational education ensures students are trained in the skills they need.

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