According to a recent report the number of millionaire households around the world fell from around 11 million in 2007 to 9 million last year. The only region going the other way -- Latin America.
With the glimmering hope of the Obama campaign behind us, Moore's film is a wake-up call to renew and expand America's democratic promise.
What good is a business's bottom line if we end up with air we can see and chew?
Not in many years has television given the American viewing public an example of as impressive a documentary as HBO did Monday evening with The Last Truck: the Closing of a GM Factory.
Money wasn't just "given" to Wall Street firms. It bought something of value. And now that the firms (and the market in general) are recovering, they're starting to pay it back. With interest.
The organic community may eventually be open to biotech crops if long-term, independent studies show there are no ecological or human health impacts. Before then, why risk it?
Will the used-car bubble burst once the Cash for Clunkers program comes to a close? Dealers seem to have predicted this and have sprung into action with the 2009 Automotive Stimulus Program.
Americans may trust Mr. Obama, but they don't trust Congress, certainly not about major reform of health care and not in such uncertain times.
The theme of the 'Bare Necessity' is, as GM Designer Therese Tant writes, a back-to basics approach, less is more, less cost, less complexity = efficiency.
Fox News host Glenn Beck stirred populist outrage today by reporting that taxpayer-aided General Motors is set to make cars that run on the fuel of euthanized grandmas.
The EV1 car's torquey, smooth performance is unlike the halting, wimpy ride of my beloved Prius. Can I say -- it's electrifying?
GM is now selling new cars on eBay. The move comes after the government approved the cash for clunkers program and finds many California...
Republicans don't care about the unemployed, the uninsured, the economy and making this country financially healthy. To the contrary, it's in their political interest to root for failure.
Disappearing ingenuity, poor design and dreadful marketing is to blame for Detroit's troubles, not the poor schlep who toils on the assembly-line for eight hours a day.
It's tough to justify spending $6 million to $8 million to sponsor a golf tournament when thousands of people are losing their jobs.
I'm offering it for free: my brilliant idea for GM to salvage its reputation.