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Manufacturing Hubs

What Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean for the Future of American Education

Avi Yashchin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Education
Avi Yashchin

They're called "innovation institutes," but if President Obama's manufacturing hubs materialize as proposed, the real need for innovation will be in the education system.

Obama's Emerging Network of Little Silicon Valleys -- For Manufacturing

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

Obama is right to push for these hubs, little spokes of scientific activity that are developing critical technologies -- because we'll surely need them, as well as more people who understand them.

The Downtoning of America

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans want to kill the government that accomplished that. They want to go back to Downton Abbey days. The rich stay rich; the poor stay servants.