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Old 05-25-2015, 05:50 PM
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This may have very well been posted at one point, but here is a article titled:

Tech jobs transform once blue-collar cities

Basically it states that many eastern cities (examples used: Boston, Philly, Pittsburgh) that have a blue collared identity and heritage, with sports, toughness, etc. yet have lower % of the workforce that actually works in some kind of manufacturing than cities synonymous with glitzy, smokeless economy (examples: San Jose - tech, LA - entertainment).

Of course, it goes on to talk about how manufacturing jobs today, obviously much smaller in number than in the past, are also more highly skilled, etc.

However, what do you think truly defines a cities culture?

A blue collared legacy and identity or what the actual % of the workforce involved in manufacturing?

Tell me what you think.
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