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How Democrats Hurt Jobs

New York Times | JOE NOCERA | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

The airplane’s aft section arrived early Monday morning. That’s what they’d been waiting for at the final assembly plant in North Charleston, S....

Pentagon's Scare Campaign Based On Budget Spin, Not Facts

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The Pentagon and their war industry allies are mounting an aggressive, fear-based campaign of hyperbole and spin to scare Congress away from cuts that could affect contractor profits.

Boeing Looks East

The Diplomat | Eddie Walsh | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

From his office in Southern California, Joseph Song, vice president at Boeing Defense, Space, and Security, oversees the development and execution of ...

Amanda Terkel

Nikki Haley Chats With Rick Perry About His Presidential Announcement | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- What do you do the morning you're set to announce you're running for president? Apparently, you call up the governor of one of the...

Can Big Companies Pick Which Laws to Obey?

Stan Sorscher | Posted 10.12.2011 | Business
Stan Sorscher

Citizens are expected to obey laws, and we all get nervous when laws are ignored or swept aside, particularly at the insistence of someone who is wealthy or powerful.

Dave Jamieson

House Dems Accuse Issa Of Shilling For 'Corporate Interests' With NLRB Subpoena | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

This item has been updated with comment from Issa's office. House Democrats accused Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on Friday of overstepping his boun...

The Climate Post: As Markets Dive, Clean Energy Stocks Hit by "Triple Whammy"

Mason Inman | Posted 10.11.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

The stock market took a beating this week, after rating agency Standard & Poor's downgraded U.S. bonds -- but clean tech stocks have been falling even faster than the market as a whole.

Darrell Issa Ramps Up Pressure On Labor Board In Boeing Dispute

AP | By SAM HANANEL | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican chairman of the House Oversight committee has subpoenaed documents from the National Labor Relations Board's lawsuit agai...

Saki Knafo

The New Space Biz: Companies Seek Cash In The Cosmos | Saki Knafo | Posted 09.21.2011 | Technology

Early Thursday morning, Naveen Jain switched on his iPad and watched the Atlantis space shuttle glide onto the runway of the Kennedy Space Center in C...

Three Private Companies Building Space Shuttle Replacements

Jeff Reeves | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Jeff Reeves

As the space shuttle Atlantis returns to earth this week and closes the curtains on two decades of NASA's shuttle program, privatized space flight may provide a similar opportunity for innovation - and investors.

No 'Legislative Pardon' for Boeing's Violation of the National Labor Relations Act

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Boeing executives have said that moving the Dreamliner to South Carolina was due to strikes happening every three to four years and that the decision was made in order to reduce Boeing's vulnerability to delivery disruptions caused by work stoppages. That is bogus.

Dave Jamieson

Republicans Introduce Bill Aimed At Crippling Labor Board | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans introduced a bill Tuesday afternoon aimed directly at scuttling a controversial complaint issued by the National Labor...

The Military Industrial Complex: The Enemy From Within

John W. Whitehead | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Having been co-opted by greedy defense contractors, corrupt politicians and incompetent government officials, America's expanding military empire is bleeding the country dry.

Calling The Tune: How Companies Do Good To Do Deals

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As Boeing lobbied against a rival aerospace company to win a $35 billion government contract, its activities included a curious don...

Choices in the Air

Carl Pope | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Most of the steps an airline can take to minimize its carbon pollution are good for the overall economy and will lower the cost of air travel -- yet another case where climate action brings an economic bonus.

Bill Clinton: Corporate Tax Rate 'Uncompetitive,' Should Be Lowered

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.04.2011 | Business

This post has been corrected. As the deadline to strike a deal on the debt ceiling draws closer, former president Bill Clinton criticized the natio...

Judge Denies Boeing's Request To Dismiss Labor Case

AP | SAM HANANEL and JOSHUA FREED | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Thursday denied Boeing Co.'s request to toss out a government lawsuit that claims the company illegally retaliat...

Dave Jamieson

Obama Declines To Back Labor Board In Boeing Controversy (VIDEO) | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a press conference today, President Obama was asked for his take on the controversial spat between the federal labor board and the Bo...

Labor Dispute Turns Into Headache For Obama

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government's labor dispute with Boeing Co. is turning into a political headache for President Barack Obama, giving his Republic...

Crew Flies Jet From Seattle To Pittsburgh For Sandwiches

AOL Travel News | Posted 08.25.2011 | Travel

The Seattle-based flight crew testing out Boeing's 747-8 decided to take the new jet for a Pittsburgh for some sandwiches. It all went do...

WATCH: Inside Boeing's 747-8 At The Paris Air Show

Posted 10.14.2011 | Travel

The Paris Air Show this week has offered plane manufacturers an opportunity to show off a ton of new hardware, but no aircraft has caught the crowd's ...

Airbus Trounces Boeing At Paris Air Show

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 08.23.2011 | Business

LE BOURGET, France — Airbus is trouncing Boeing in the race to be the world's biggest planemaker, claiming over $72 billion dollars worth of ord...

Union Files Complaint Against GOP Senator

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The union representing Boeing Co. workers in Washington state has filed an ethics complaint against Sen. Lindsey Graham, alleging t...

American Companies Losing Most Business To Foreign Rivals

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

The US has not been an important player in the TV manufacturing business for as long as most people can remember. Many of the goods sold by huge super...

Dave Jamieson

South Carolina Republican: Obama, Labor Board Engaged In 'Regional Warfare' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans escalated their attacks on the federal labor board under Obama Friday afternoon, as House Oversight Committee Chairman Darre...