Underemployment/Unemployment and the Public Placebo of Educational Failure

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Over the last several decades there has been a series of national economic/trade policies which has had a negative impact on employment, the middle class, organized labor, upward mobility, and the American Dream. This effort suggests that in order to compensate for economic/trade decisions which has led to a tremendous loss of all forms of employment in the USA, the power elite (both economic and political) have used the myth that the American Educational system has failed to educate, hence creating a skill gap and unemployment/underemployment.

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Gerardi, S. (2013). Underemployment/Unemployment and the Public Placebo of Educational Failure. Sociology Mind, 3, 314-316. doi: 10.4236/sm.2013.34042.

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