Trade and Globalization

Obama gets tough on China’s unfair tariffs on U.S. auto exports

Combating foreign currency manipulation would boost manufacturing and U.S. jobs

U.S. net debt hits $4 trillion in 2011—the cumulative toll of a generation of trade deficits

Management—bad management—crippled the auto industry’s Big Three, not the UAW

Video: Cambridge Forum discussion on the U.S. and globalization

Grasping at Chinese straws

Austerity in the UK — losing the argument and the economy

Apple’s iPhone profits dwarf its labor costs

Robert Lawrence misleads the New York Times on manufacturing

Memo to the Times: Hold the funeral march for U.S. manufacturing

Apple’s employees in China don’t work 70 hours a week because they want to

What to do about the eurozone?

Fair Labor Association report leaves big questions about change at Apple/Foxconn

Who’s guarding Apple’s Foxconn chicken coop?

What’s good for Apple is … just good for Apple

China continues to lean against the wind on need for currency revaluation

U.S. sends the right message with WTO complaint on China’s illegal restrictions on rare earth exports

The myth of the rich, hungry Chinese consumer

Morals, money and book promotion

Exports and growth: Running harder and falling behind

China responsible for bulk of the U.S. trade deficit in non-oil manufactured goods

Auto industry roars back, everyone cheers (except anti-government conservatives)

A cheaper dollar is not enough

Romer argues against ‘special treatment’ for U.S. manufacturing (gasp, somebody smart is wrong on the Internet!)

State of the Union: Manufacturing a Better Future

Apple execs (like everyone else) overlook global exchange rates

Trade and jobs – why make it so hard?

Cleaner, safer air (and some jobs) coming soon: Final “air-toxics rule” still likely to be life-saver, not job-killer

Eurozone crisis: Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!

The timing is right for construction-related environmental jobs