Would Donald Tax a Fellow Trump?

Would Donald Tax a Fellow Trump?

Bring those jobs back home, Donald Trump bellowed to those greedy corporate executives who’ve shipped middle-class jobs out of country, or I’ll slap you with a big tariff when you try to sell your foreign-made products here. Great stuff, Donnie — and to...
Your Smartphone Could Be Poisoning Children

Your Smartphone Could Be Poisoning Children

Kim Gunoo is a 15-year-old South Korean boy who has lived with perpetual diarrhea since birth. His first seven months were spent in and out of the hospital, where four major surgeries resulted in the full removal of his large intestine. Ever since, Gunoo has required...
Raw Trade Deals

Raw Trade Deals

My good job Has flown away; Lost it to N- A-F-T-A. After years of debate and delay, Congress finally passed those free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama. There go 159,000 more jobs that we’re likely to lose to Seoul after the Korean deal...
Costly Labor Scam

Costly Labor Scam

I’ve got jobs To plunk on down; Pay me bucks To pick your town. These days, companies often prefer to build factories in states where union protections are weak. This enables them to increase company profits at the expense of the middle class. Otherwise, they do...
Apple’s Steve Jobs: Not Quite Henry Ford

Apple’s Steve Jobs: Not Quite Henry Ford

Steve Jobs has the rare privilege of attending his own funeral. Who among us hasn’t wanted to do that — to see who’s there, who’s not; who’s crying and who seems perfectly calm, even bored? He’s not dead, of course, but ever since he...
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