On Thursday, December 27, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced she would be stepping down after the president's State of the Union address in January, saying that she "will leave the EPA confident the sh
Amidst seemingly endless global economic weakness and uncertainty, signs of an altered world order might be emerging. Poland’s strength could point to augmented economic dominance for Eastern Europe as the Eurozone fights through a lengthy process of post-crisis adjustment. East Asian countries
In the negotiations between the president and House Speaker John Boehner to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, both sides agree that some reductions must be made in the cost of government entitlement programs.
The November 16 BLS release for Business Employment Dynamics sadly estimates that the number of manufacturing plants continues to decline. In the first quarter of 2012, 2.6 percent of manufacturing plants opened (8,000 plants) and 3.3 percent of manufacturing plants closed (10,000 plants).
Even compared to the difficult weather events of recent years, Hurricane Sandy was especially cruel. The powerful hybrid mega-storm resulted from a confluence of factors so odd that the many victims in the heavily populated northeast must have wondered what they’ve done to deserve such a fate.
The campaigning and election are (at long last) over; the electorate has spoken. Time for President Obama to turn his full attention to the economic recovery, and more specifically to helping build a stronger, more dynamic American manufacturing base.