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Meet Nick Hanauer. He’s a very wealthy man, his family owns a lot of things, and he’s invested in some big companies that started out small (ahem … Amazon…). He’s got a few things to say about who the job creators really are in our country, and it goes totally against the standard trope you usually hear from politicians and talking heads. Delightfully so.
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Where The Jobs Are (And Where They Aren’t), In 1 Graph
NPR’s Planet Money team examined how the employment landscape has changed since the financial crisis began. On the (likely permanent) downturn: jobs in the manufacturing and construction sectors. And on the steady incline, the health care sector added jobs throughout the recession and recovery.
(Graph: Matt Stiles and Alyson Hurt/NPR)