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by Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Allan Zaremberg

There is a troubling chasm in the world of work today and it threatens U.S. prosperity and hopes of strengthening the middle class.

Millions of Americans — including those in historic working-class manufacturing states — find themselves disconnected from the economy. Even here in California, many workers worry they do not have the skills to land or keep good-paying jobs. This is felt most acutely by older workers who feel stranded without new skills.

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