Feb 24, 2012 — Artisanal food makers in Brooklyn have a lesson for America's manufacturers: Focus on the picky customers who are willing to pay extra for quality products.
Feb 15, 2012 — Obama has proposed using the tax code to create incentives for manufacturers to create jobs in the U.S. rather than abroad. Rick Santorum, who is running for the Republican presidential nomination, has also proposed tax-based incentives for manufacturers. But it's worth noting that some economists see risks in politicians and other policymakers making such a big fuss over manufacturing.
Jan 25, 2012 — President Obama kicked off a three-day re-election road tour Wednesday, starting out at a manufacturing plant in Iowa. The president is promoting job growth in the manufacturing industry while defending the government's bailout of the auto industry.
Jan 10, 2012 — Today on the podcast, we're going to take a trip to Greenville, South Carolina, where factories filled with bright shiny machines sit just across the train tracks from shuttered old mills. It's the perfect place to ask the question — what is the state of the low skilled American worker?
Nov 10, 2010 — In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie in Cleveland, and Harvey Pekar and the American dream. In our second hour, the changing face of American manufacturing, and reclaiming abandoned properties.