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Who owns GM?

I’m a little bit disoriented by the news out of Detroit. GM was once a titan of capitalism, and is now a nearly incomprehensible joint venture which includes two national governments and a union healthcare fund. It isn’t even clearly … Continue reading

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Happy May Day

It’s that time of year again, the glorious International Workers’ Day, which we invented here in the U.S. but never celebrate anymore. Heck, I even let a little unseasonal rain (and an urgent project building a local food system) get … Continue reading

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“Orderly” bankruptcy

I’m not reassured by the noises coming from the Bush Administration right now, especially in the wake of Chrysler’s decision to halt operations for at least a month. Some people are trying to downplay this, because the automakers¬†always shut down … Continue reading

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