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Richard Wagoner

The Past and Future of General Motors

Clayton M. Christensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Clayton M. Christensen

Washington has cast aside a remarkable executive who already has presided successfully over many of the most difficult elements of the rescue of GM in a way that is rare in the history of business.

Arthur Delaney

Geithner: No Double Standard For Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an exclusive interview with ABC News anchor Charles Gibson, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the administration holds bailout beneficiaries...

"We the People" to "King of the World": "You're Fired!"

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

I write this letter to you in memory of the hundreds of thousands of workers over the past 25+ years who have been tossed into the trash heap by General Motors. Many saw their lives ruined for good.

GM CEO Wagoner Forced Out... Now What?

Payam Zamani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Payam Zamani

The worst thing we can do is invest billions in these troubled businesses but be stingy when it comes to paying the skilled individuals who are badly needed to turn the organizations around.

It's All Business at Depressed Auto Show

Daniel Hernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Hernandez

It was a different kind of auto show this year in Detroit. Gone were the celebrity presenters, the pyrotechnics, the herd of cattle escorting new pickups to the media pool. Those days are over.

Bailout? Detroit on His Mind

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rick Horowitz

On their last visit, the auto execs asked Congress for $25 billion in bailout loans. A nice round number. So nice and round that it sounded like it had been plucked from thin air.

Big Three Automaker Bailout: Hearing, Statements, Video

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Updated 10am EST Friday, December 5: The Big Three are back on Capitol Hill today. This time their talking to Congress about getting a multi-billion...

Reading The Pictures: Shaming Detroit (While Wall St. Walks)

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-12-05-shaw_auto3.jpgWhat was completely predictable, if thoroughly heavy-handed, was the way the visual media shaped "The Return Of The Auto Executives" into a classic morality play.

Memo to Automakers Wagoner, Mulally & Nardelli: Fire Your PR People

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pam Atherton

How these three CEO's have acted is a classic teachable moment. They've practically written the curriculum for the class on how to alienate the American public by their actions.

Automaker Bailout -- Heads They Win, Tails We Lose

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pam Atherton

Frankly, I'm tired of all these big businesses putting their hands out and trying to scare us into giving them money by threatening us with an economic disaster.