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Workers At Boeing's South Carolina Plant Reject Union Just Before Trump Visit

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

By Alwyn Scott and Harriet McLeod SEATTLE/NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company’s a...

Donald Trump's Political Supporters Need To Hold Him To Account

Doug Bandow | Posted 12.30.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Ironically, Trump's decision to not just politicize but penalize business decisions in response to market forces will discourage foreign investment, now about $3 trillion.

Air Force One Deserves More Than A Tweet

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.12.2016 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Rep. Suzan DelBene accused Trump of "using unsubstantiated facts to publicly attack American aerospace workers, despite saying he'll protect U.S. jobs."

These Are The Unsung Winners And Losers Of Donald Trump's Boeing Tweet

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday directed one of his infamous impulsive tweets at Boeing, which currently has a contract to build the next vers...

Trump Spokesman Claims The President-Elect Sold All His Stocks, But Provides No Evidence

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.06.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump’s spokesman said on Tuesday that Trump had sold off all his investments in the stock market more than five months ago, ...

Donald Trump Says He'll Cancel Boeing's Air Force One Contract

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will cancel Boeing’s contract to build a new Air Force One, citing “out of control” costs. Tru...

Elon Musk's SpaceX Has Company In The Race To Mars

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 10.05.2016 | Science

Just when you thought Elon Musk’s plan for putting humans on Mars seemed ambitious, or even far-fetched, the world’s largest aerospace company has...

A Move Long Awaited: Morocco Rejoins the African Union

Ahmed Charai | Posted 09.28.2016 | World
Ahmed Charai

Moroccan King Mohammed VI meets with the leadership of Boeing, upon the establishment of a major industrial zone in the northern Moroccan port city of...

Securing the Safety of the Business Traveler and the Overseas Workforce Yields Duty of Care

Iram Ganju | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Iram Ganju

As we prepare for our first international conference, someone asked what significance does the date of October 26th has to do with the Duty of Care Day?

Iran Deal Cannot Whitewash Regime's Deplorable Human Rights Record

Mark Dubowitz | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Mark Dubowitz

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the announcement of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) this week, the Iranian regime continues to repress its people. Far from a new era of freedom, there has been no meaningful change in the regime's deplorable human rights record.

For High-Growth Firms, Cash Is Still King

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

When people find out that Bluedrop is a "high-growth firm", they are often impressed. I am guessing they feel that the company has "arrived" and that ...

Tesla's Gigantic Concept Test

Kevin McDermott | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Kevin McDermott

Certainly it's far from unknown for companies to use sales as a metric in test-and-learn initiatives. Consumer-product companies, for example, regularly use A/B marketing tests to see whether they are on the right track with a new product.

12 Things Flight Attendants Wish You'd Stop Doing

David Anthony | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

What was going through your head when you decided that your flight from Detroit to Chicago would be the best time to cut your toenails. Ewww, gross.

This Is The Airplane Bathroom We've All Been Dreaming About

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.04.2016 | Travel

Sometimes, the magic touch involves no human contact whatsoever. Take airplane lavatories, for instance, where the threat of germs left by a steady st...

Which Way Wednesday - Waiting on the Fed

Phil Davis | Posted 01.27.2017 | Business
Phil Davis

Waiting to cut out the deadwoodWaiting to clean up the cityWaiting to weed out the weaklingsWaiting for the final solutionTo strengthen the strainWait...

The Obscure Airline Term You Need To Know About Before Booking Flights

Bob Schulman | Posted 11.28.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

You booked a flight to London from your local airport with a stop at New York-JFK along the way. Both hops have the same flight number, so it must be a "direct" flight - meaning it's the same plane all the way, even though it stops once. Right? Not necessarily.

News Flash: Bomber Lobby Wants More Bombers

William Hartung | Posted 11.20.2016 | Politics
William Hartung

Readers -- and taxpayers -- should take these corporate connections into account when assessing the objectivity of pro-bomber pieces like the Mitchell Institute report. Of course, even interested parties can be right some of the time. But that is not the case with respect to the new bomber.

A Dangerous Precedent, an Act of Desperation in the Ex-IM Bank Saga

Ken Blackwell | Posted 10.15.2016 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

A discharge petition is generally a tool used by the minority to usurp control of the House floor from the majority. This is a pretty brazen move for the Republicans who signed on, as it essentially cedes control of the House floor to the Democrats. It's also an historical move.

Pilot in Command: Remembering an Aviator Who Changed the World

Sabra Gertsch | Posted 10.13.2016 | World
Sabra Gertsch

He believed the B-47 Stratojet was the most elegant machine he'd ever seen and insisted it was the crown jewel of the jet age. His fearless acrobatics trained the large jet to toss a nuclear bomb, and he logged more hours flying that swept-wing wonder than any other Boeing test pilot.

Are We Racing to the Bottom?

Benjamin T. Solomon | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Benjamin T. Solomon

As a nation we sometimes have to take on very high-risk-ventures whose risk-returns are not acceptable to the private sector. NASA's Apollo program is a very good example.

China's Xi Vows Better Investment Climate As Boeing Announces China Plant

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

SEATTLE, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Seeking to warm bilateral ties and project a sunny climate for U.S. business, Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Wedne...

Privatizing the Apocalypse

Jonathan Alan King | Posted 09.22.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Alan King

Nuclear weapons have been in the headlines for years and yet all attention in this period has been focused on Iran. Almost never in the news, on the other hand, are the perfectly real arsenals that could actually wreak havoc on the planet, especially our own.

Corporate Image: The Critical Foundation of Your Brand

Ira Kalb | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Once you craft your corporate image, you need to protect it. The more successful you are, the more jealous competitors, angry customers, and those with an agenda will attack you. You have to be prepared with the following three sets of procedures.

On the A-Bomb's 70th Anniversary, Obama Wants to Spend a Trillion Dollars on New Nuclear Weapons

Elliott Negin | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
Elliott Negin

News organizations love anniversary stories, and if for some reason you haven't heard, it's the 70th anniversary of when the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. Despite all this coverage, however, I didn't notice any stories that bothered to mention the fact that the Obama administration wants the U.S. government to spend as much as $1 trillion over the next three decades on a new generation of nuclear weapons.

Ted Cruz Blasts Big Money In Politics

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) launched into a tirade on the corrupting role of lobbyists and campaign contributions in Washington during a Sen...