What the Next President Should Do to Bolster U.S. Manufacturing Innovation

The Washington trade establishment is in denial about the weak state of U.S. manufacturing, because elites worry it weakens support for globalization. In reality, it undermines support for the very solutions that will help get manufacturing back on track. To ensure U.S. manufacturing can compete globally, the next president should promote new technologies that radically improve production processes or that can be transformed into innovative new products.