Trade and Globalization

Heritage Foundation’s view on China trade and jobs is like old wine that’s aged badly

More reasons why China’s currency should remain a live issue

Not dead yet: Currency management and the need for a more competitive dollar

No, we don’t need China to finance budget deficits

Barry Commoner, visionary environmentalist, teacher and activist dies at 95

Share of households owning stocks declined over the last decade

Social Security, Medicare and life expectancy

What we read today

Recent federal regulation coincides with manufacturing employment gains

Foxconn riot, strikes, coerced student labor, and more: All’s not well with iPhone 5 production

New evidence of disturbing working conditions in iPhone production

Obama tackles illegal Chinese auto parts subsidies

Key goals of 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom are still unmet

Apple in China: Failing to make good on its commitment?

80% of jobs created since the recession’s end have gone to men?

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