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Throughout this would be US economic recovery, job creation has not matched what it has been in prior recoveries. In fact, we’ve seen more people dropping out of the labor force, while companies complain they can’t find the kind of workers they need. At the same time, there have been two structural shifts in the economy - the migration to online businesses, which is only accelerating given the adoption rates of smartphones and tablets, but also the slow death of domestic manufacturing. Let’s face it folks, that is a long-term recipe for disaster for the American middle class when it comes to jobs and incomes. It’s not like it was when