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Entries by James Heffernan from 10/2010

How a Government Takeover Saved 33 Lives

| Posted 10.14.2010 | World

The private company that sent those men down thousands of feet to dig for copper and gold could not possibly have funded and organized the rescue operation. So it was taken over by the government of Chile.

Why Can't We Learn from the Chileans--and the American Engineers who Helped Rescue the Miners?

| Posted 10.15.2010 | World

Why can't we emulate the selfless, collaborative spirit of all those American engineers who worked with the Chileans and gave the very best of their efforts and expertise to save the lives of 33 miners?