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Skilled trade workers: Degrees and the Economy –  By Yvonne Sam

Skilled trade workers: Degrees and the Economy

  By Yvonne Sam

While millions of students rack up startlinguniversity debts and gain no skills, millions of high-paying trade jobs sit empty.

I know for a fact that as I begin to indite that I may arouse the anger or the awe of some who sincerely think and feel that I should know better. There are many people on the left side of the spectrum who will tend to dismiss my opinion deeming it biased and unfair. From their perspective, it appears that I am endeavoring to belittle their institutions wherein bright young students can receive diplomas in agenda –driven activism and victim-hood. No one seems to think that skilled blue-collar careers are worth looking into. Blue collar jobs are for losers.     Continue reading