Tag Archives: General Motors

Michael Moore on the bankruptcy of GM

I was going to write something tonight on my conflicted feelings on the bankruptcy of GM, but then, as I was thinking about what to write, I happened across this letter by director Michael Moore. And, as I agree with almost all of it, I thought that I’d reprint it here in its entirety, and […]

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American Clean Energy and Security Act

Today, Congressmen Henry Waxman (D-California) and Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) unveiled a draft of their their bill to address climate change. Called the American Clean Energy and Security Act, the legislation sets out primarily to do three things – develop sources of clean energy, boost energy efficiency, and both cap and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The following […]

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Detroit, attractive to artists?

Some folks out there say that, by the time something hits the New York Times, it’s culturally irrelevant. I don’t know that I believe it, but it sure seemed to be the case a few weeks ago, when the esteemed paper of record ran the feature on the “bacon explosion.” After it appeared, the once […]

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Silicon Valley vs. Detroit

I’m not a huge fan of Thomas Friedman’s, but I think that his op-ed piece in today’s New York Times raises an interesting question… If our objective is to create new jobs, are our billions better invested with General Motors, a company that is already asking for more money after being bailed out last month, […]

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