Why the Knowledge Economy Can’t Replace Manufacturing

Can the middle class continue to rely on manufacturing jobs? No, says William McGurn, writing in the Wall Street Journal (“Michigan and the Knowledge Economy,” June 16). The automobile industry and manufacturing jobs leaving Michigan will not be back, but must be replaced with new jobs in the “knowledge economy.” McGurn defines the knowledge economy […]

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Freelance Finances: The Holy Trinity

Cartoonist Don Martin once wrote that the root source of the term “Freelance” was both “Lance,” a medieval knight’s weapon, and the French word “Froid” for cold. As in, if you didn’t succeed selling your services and making some money, you’re going to freeze to death outside in the cold. Those of us who’ve struck […]

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