We need a policy that covers all our workers, not just executives What you earn depends on what you learn." Bill Clinton has intoned that line almost as a mantra since before he became President. "Nothing could be more important than getting Americans prepared for the increasing global competition," Clinton said during the 1992 campaign. He seemed to really believe it, offering a scathing critique of the status quo. The theme was first expressed by Robert Reich, who would become Labor Secretary, and then enunciated in Clinton's book Putting People First. There the candidate declared, "While our global competitors invest in...

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