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    Does Our Survival Hinge on Job Training?

    Maybe leopards can’t change, but workers can. Breakneck technological and manufacturing advances have turned the job market on its head, changing so rapidly that blue-collar and professional workers alike are being forced to switch careers just to keep earning paychecks. Europe is facing the shift head-on, emphasizing vocational retraining and apprenticeships — even for college grads — and assistance for job-seekers. While the American economy is stronger, it could still use some help, European experts warn — or the ranks of angry, unemployed populists will expand.

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