Excerpt from Back To Work by Bill Clinton
I wrote this book because I love my country and I’m concerned about our future. As I often said when I first ran for President in 1992, America at its core is an idea — the idea that no matter who you are or where you’re from, if you work hard and play by the rules, you’ll have the freedom and opportunity.
Who will take over from retiring baby boomers?
No one—unless we rapidly teach and train a new generation. While college graduates flip burgers and sell t-shirts, skilled workers near retirement with few young people in the queue to take over their jobs.
Hiring for our heroes
What could have been a blow to the U.S. manufacturing industry has turned into a perfect confluence of events. With the impeding retirement of a large generation of workers and steady growth in manufacturing, the large pool of veterans transitioning from the armed forces to the workforce is just the solution.
Proud to be American-made
Josh Miller can tell you it’s no easy feat to live a life built solely on American-made products, because the documentary filmmaker recently spent a month traveling the country doing just that.