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If you heard the news about GE getting out of finance to go back to 'making things', Paul Krugman has a take on it you may find interesting. From his blog... There are two big lessons from ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 09:03 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Chesapeake Energy has sued its former CEO, Aubrey McClendon, for allegedly stealing its trade secrets in the months between his resignation and the formation of his new ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 06:07 PM PST with 5 Recommends
This little news item greeted visitors to Solar Roadways' Indiegogo site this morning: We were sworn to secrecy until now, but Solar Roadways was invited to the first ever Maker Faire hosted by ...
by Phoenix Woman
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 05:43 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) Way to go, House Ways and Means Republicans. You ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 08:25 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
The effect of the McCutcheon decision is to silence ordinary citizens, to deny them their First Amendment rights to speech because their pleas won’t be heard over the million dollar megaphones the ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Apr 08, 2014 at 07:08 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore) has ascended to the ...
by occupystephanie
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 09:18 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
What's the opposite of NIMBY?
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 07:46 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's pretty common knowledge that CNBC is a very pro-business cable TV show, excluding the fact that they also air the show "American Greed". In some ways it's odd, as their sister station (MSNBC) ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 05:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Another data point shows that the overall economy continues to improve. GE Aviation has announced that it is increasing production of commercial aircraft engines in order to keep up with demand. GE'
by pasuburbdem1
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 03:15 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Sunday May 10,1903 U.S.A. - The Anti-...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
GE Capital has decided to stop loaning money to mom-and-pop gun retailers. LA Times With gun-control efforts bogged down in Washington, a handful of companies such as GE Capital are gingerly ...
by hobie1616
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 02:49 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
If there is one area where the White House and Congressional Republicans are in some agreement, it concerns corporate tax reform .
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:29 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
President Obama will nominate Sylvia Mathews-Burwell, the head of the Wal-Mart Foundation , to be the new director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) --- the largest office within the ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 08:14 PM PST with 4 Recommends
President Obama is recommending reducing the pain of sequestration by raising revenue. This could be accomplished by eliminating cushy deals that the rich and corporations have bought for themselves ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 06:29 AM PST with 5 Recommends
New York could soon become the newest state in the union to allow hydraulic fracturing (fracking), the controversial technique used to enable shale oil and gas extraction. The green light from New ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 12:26 PM PST with 28 Recommends
On Jan. 25, 110 members of the U.S. House of Representatives - 94 Republicans and 16 Democrats - signed a letter urging Energy Secretary Steven Chu to approve expanded exports of liquified natural ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 06:45 AM PST with 10 Recommends
On November 13, Clean Energy Fuels (CEF) signed a deal with General Electric (GE) to purchase its natural gas vehicle fueling assets in an effort to expand what it describes as "America’s Natural ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 12:40 PM PST with 12 Recommends
The Tar Sands Blockade of TransCanada Corporation’s “Keystone XL South” continues in Texas, but former members of the Clinton and George W. Bush cabinets believe the northern half will soon be ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 11:35 PM PST with 16 Recommends
“Are you going to Joe Scarborough's Fair?” and other songs of the Republican Fantasy Joe Scarborough, former Congressman and now “Republican media lobbyist” and host of MSNBC TV show “...
by Jack Ryan
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is the story I heard from the guy in the seat next to me on the delayed flight home tonight from a business trip. I found it to be a deeply ironic tale of international capitalism. He told me ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 10:43 PM PDT with 12 Recommends