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The UAW Strike Is a Test Case for Biden-omics

Sept. 25, 2023
Meeting workers’ demands while keeping the electric-vehicle momentum going is a tall order.
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The Idea of a 'Manufacturing Delusion' Is Delusional Itself

Aug. 22, 2023
The US is on the right track with its industrial policy, with a couple of shortcomings that can be fixed.
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It’s Time to Stand up to China

May 31, 2023
Our diplomatic policies have failed, and China is the winner.
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DOE Announces Loans for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Vehicles, Components

May 24, 2023
A look at recent loans, and how to apply for future grants for facility expansion and engineering integration.


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May 8, 2024
Download the list of the 500 largest US public manufacturers in an easy to read .pdf format
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The Pendulum Swings Toward Employees: A Look at How Biden Administration Changes Favor Workers Over Employers

April 13, 2023
Recent Biden administration rules at the labor board and Federal Trade Commission favor employee rights over employer interests. An On-Demand IndustryWeek Member Webinar
Public Policy

USPS Takes a Detour on Oshkosh BEV Plan, Awarding Ford a Contract

March 1, 2023
The automaker’s Kansas City plant will manufacture 9,250 electrified delivery vehicles, to be delivered by year’s end.
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Calling the US ‘Protectionist’ on Trade Is Delusional

Jan. 20, 2023
‘Productivism’ is the way forward for global prosperity.
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2023 Predictions
Public Policy

From Crypto to Chips: Top 10 Policy Pronouncements for 2023

Dec. 28, 2022
A prescriptive look at what's ahead from science and technology think tank ITIF.