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Trump's Manufacturing Jobs Initiative Is Stacked With Off-Shorers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Whirlpool, the big appliance manufacturer, stressed in recent years its preference to make it in America. In 2013, it actually moved dishwasher manufa...

Ad Imagines A World Where We Treat Female Scientists Like Celebrities

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.09.2017 | Women

What if we treated female scientists the way we treated famous actors, TV personalities and models? That’s the question General Electric (GE) asks i...

When will the Dow Jones crash? The fake Trump rally.

Georges Ugeux | Posted 12.21.2016 | Business
Georges Ugeux

The media coverage of the so-called endorsement of the new administration by Wall Street is a combination of misinformation, politics and ignorance. M...

An Eerie Series That Examines Whether We Truly Die On The Internet

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts

In 2015, a new fictional podcast hit iTunes. Called “The Message,” it told the story of one woman’s journey into a mysterious organization taske...

On Growing the Mainline Church: Wisdom from Darwin, Einstein and Picasso

Mark Barger Elliott | Posted 09.22.2016 | Religion
Mark Barger Elliott

You might have heard of the comic book superheroes, The X-Men, but have you heard of the X Club? In the late 19th century the group met for dinner once a month in London. Members won the prestigious Copley and Royal medals for scientific achievement. Two were knighted. They were scientific superheroes.

Does Your Corporate Culture Support the Organizational Strategy You Need?

Jason Wingard | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Jason Wingard

I've invited Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, the premium brand in the Royal Caribbean family, to speak to our graduate stud...

Big Companies Backing Obama's Climate Agenda Also Fund Its Enemies

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business

Many of the corporate giants touting their support for President Barack Obama’s environmental agenda are also backing that agenda’s biggest oppone...

This Active Volcano Is Being Connected To The Internet For A Life-Saving Reason

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.08.2016 | Green

The “Mouth of Hell” is coming online. Thanks to General Electric and filmmaker Sam Cossman, Masaya Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in Ni...

Corporate Sponsorships Of Olympics Make Political Investments Look Like A Very Good Deal

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

If you thought there was a lot of corporate money in politics, you haven't seen the amount of cash that goes into sponsoring the U.S. Olympic games.

Let Britain Be a Warning to Trump -- Hillary

Llewellyn King | Posted 07.05.2016 | World
Llewellyn King

The blue Trump signs outside the modest but proud houses on my street may not get Trump elected, but -- and here is the danger -- they may draw his putative opponent, Hillary Clinton, towards the same trade poison that he is advocating.

The Art of the Steal: GE's Massive $270 Million Massachusetts Megadeal

Mike Leyba | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Mike Leyba

Many at the State House, in City Hall, and in the local press are flat-out giddy to roll-out the red carpet for GE. There is however, a growing resistance (both inside the State House and outside) to hold our elected leaders accountable for squandering public funds.

Feds Helped General Electric Escape Pressure Over Pollution

International Business Times | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business

When Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called for General Electric to remove all of the chemicals it had pumped into the Hudson River, ...

Is the World Bank Snatching Climate Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?

Carl Pope | Posted 04.12.2017 | Green
Carl Pope

While clean energy is cheaper to buy and operate than fossil, it requires more capital at the front end -- because the benefits of free sun and wind flow over time, while the expenses of turbines, panels and batteries come all at once. 

The Three Box Solution: A Strategy For Leading Innovation

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.29.2017 | Business
Lisa Chau

I met Vijay Govindarajan (VG) several years ago when I was an Assistant Director at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is a Wall St...

Why GE Is Moving its Headquarters to Boston

Lou Shipley | Posted 03.23.2017 | Business
Lou Shipley

Moving a company, especially a large one, is neither easy nor simple. There are many reasons for a firm not to relocate its headquarters. GE, which is the largest manufacturing company based in the United States, needed compelling reasons to pull up stakes in Connecticut and move to Boston.

Five Challenges CIOs Will Be Facing Over The Next Five Years

Quora | Posted 03.05.2017 | Business

Yahoo, Google, LinkedIn, Viacom, and the Rise of Bernie Sanders

Richard Finger | Posted 02.27.2017 | Politics
Richard Finger

That Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have rocked the political world conveys to me that many voters, including me, think most establishment politician...

Beware of the Loving Embrace of the Government

Llewellyn King | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics
Llewellyn King

I am not a government-basher per se. As a reporter, I have covered it too long to say the bureaucracy is always incompetent and lazy. But I have also ...

Nation's Water, Air and Health at Stake in Whether EPA Completes Hudson River Cleanup

Ned Sullivan | Posted 02.25.2017 | Green
Ned Sullivan

Lead poisons drinking water in Flint, Michigan... Dangerous levels of perfluorooctanoic acid contaminate water supplies in Hoosick Falls, New York... ...

GE To Sell Appliances Business To Chinese Firm For $5.4 Billion

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business

Jan 15 (Reuters) - General Electric Co agreed to sell its appliances business to China's Qingdao Haier Co Ltd for $5.4 billion in cash, the companies ...

The Plutocrats Are Winning. Don't Let Them!

Bill Moyers | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics
Bill Moyers

After three decades of engineering a winner-take-all economy, and buying the political power to consummate their hold on the wealth created by the system they had rigged in their favor, America's plutocrats have been taking the final and irrevocable step of separating themselves permanently from the common course of American life.

ExxonMobil, Peabody Coal Lobbying for Bill Preventing Climate Change Accounting in US Trade Deals

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogThe day before global leaders and diplomats passed a climate change deal in Paris at the United Nations climate summit, th...

Lone Star State Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

My recent trip to Houston had me wondering about women who changed America who had ties to Texas - the Lone Star State. And, I was not disappointed w...

Designing Prosthetics That Give Female Veterans Confidence

Shelley Zalis | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Shelley Zalis

Over the past decade, the aftermath of military combat in Iraq and Afghanistan has seen an increase in the number of veteran amputees. Female veterans face additional challenges as standard prosthetics tend to be ill suited for their bodies, which are naturally narrower at the shoulder and wider at the hips.

The Story Behind the Least and Highest Taxed Companies

Kevin Price | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Kevin Price

Every year the media is plastered with reports about the disparity in the amounts of money companies pay in taxes. The following is a list of the highest and lowest paying businesses when it comes to total taxes on all layers of government, according to the WalletHub report.