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A New Republic (Windows and Doors)

The economic crisis has entered a new phase. On Friday, Republic Windows and Doors in Chicago abruptly closed, giving its 300 employees only a few days notice. In the overall scheme of things, this is small news, representing about 0.015% of the nation’s … Continue reading

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What to do with the auto industry? Part 2

I am shocked – shocked! – to learn this morning that $25 billion isn’t enough to bail out Detroit. Basically they are admitting that they are lost causes. I’ve never seen anyone have the gall to ask for public help … Continue reading

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