Republicans tell a tired, cynical story about all of this, insisting that union busting is, somehow, good for the economy and good for workers. It's the same old trickle down nonsense. Democrats, on the other hand, have done too little to defend unions and worker rights.
Prosperity and continued growth in our nation will not happen by trying to redistribute wealth or reclaim unskilled jobs; we need to adopt a life-long learning mentality and adapt to the changes in front of us.
Undoubtedly there is an urgent need to create jobs and to boost economic growth. However, the partisan tension has not dissipated in light of the prospective presidential election. The government has these following policy options.
It is a remarkable but true fact that the US government cannot stop regular Americans from traveling to North Korea, Burma, Iran, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Congo, or any other complicated place in the world, except Cuba.