Hamilton Nolan · 11/21/14 04:21PM

A new report finds that wages of manufacturing workers have fallen 4.4% in the past decade—"almost three times faster than for workers as a whole." But hey, Detroit still has that art museum. Silver linings.

America Proudly Proclaims: We Still Make Toilets

Hamilton Nolan · 09/25/13 08:31AM

Countless manufacturing industries have died slow and painful deaths in America. The auto industry dried up. The clothing industries moved to Bangladesh. Yet we—the strong and the proud—can hold our heads up high and say to the world, "Excuse me, I'm on the toilet."