Post Tagged with: "Report on Manufactures"

Hamilton's grand industrial project at Passaic Falls, New Jersey was part of his broad economic vision. (Leonard A. Zax)

Hamilton’s Vision: “Perfect Harmony of All the Parts”

By Nancy Spannaus Feb. 20, 2019—In his grand exposition of his vision for a future American industrial republic, the 1791 Report on Manufactures, our First Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton laid special stress on the fact that his economic policy was the essential grounding for national unity. Contrary to the accusation […]

by February 20, 2019 Commentary
“Hamilton versus Wall Street” Is on the Way

“Hamilton versus Wall Street” Is on the Way

By Nancy Spannaus December 27, 2018—Today I submitted the manuscript of my upcoming book to the publisher – the first step in what will be a process of months before the book appears.  But I’m very enthusiastic about it. The book title is Hamilton versus Wall Street; subtitle The Core […]

by December 27, 2018 News
Hamilton’s Report on Manufactures: More Relevant Than Ever

Hamilton’s Report on Manufactures: More Relevant Than Ever

By Nancy Spannaus Dec. 5, 2018—Today’s anniversary of Alexander Hamilton’s most important report, the Report on Manufactures, comes at a particularly ironic time in our country’s history.  On the one hand, the last year has seen a relative increase in real manufacturing jobs (allegedly the most since the mid-1990s), and […]

by December 5, 2018 Commentary, Infrastructure Bank
High-tech manufacturing in action. (DOD report)

DOD Manufacturing Report: American System Needed!

By Nancy Spannaus Oct. 17, 2018—After more than one year of study, a Defense Department task force set up by President Trump released a 139-page report  on Oct. 5 entitled “Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States.” Not surprisingly, it […]

by October 17, 2018 Commentary, News
American production of pig iron and steel over the decade. (U.S. Geological Survey)

Steel Tariffs: What’s an American System Approach to Saving U.S. Industry?

By Nancy Spannaus March 8, 2018—President Trump’s announcement of his intent to impose 25% tariffs on U.S. steel imports, and 10% tariffs on aluminum imports, has stirred up an essential debate: What will it take to save the U.S. manufacturing sector? Is it even desirable for the government to exercise […]

by March 8, 2018 News