When my parents emigrated (separately) to the U.S. from Hungary in the late 1950s and 1960s, they both landed in the Midwest: the heartbeat of America, the hub of American manufacturing, and the foundation of the American Dream. In the past 60 years, that heartbeat has changed as we’ve moved squarely into the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Today the United States has the largest wealth gap since before the Great Depression. That should be the focus of the 2020 Presidential election. How will the candidates restore America’s once-thriving middle class in the age of Industry 4.0?