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Bernard Rowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bernard Rowan

It's time to bring in a new generation of leaders to the White House, not just a new version of the same.

GM Must Re-Make the Mass Transit System it Murdered

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

GM's special role in history must now evolve into using its infrastructure to restore the mass transit system -- and ecological balance -- it has helped destroy.

Poor Obama... It Gets More Complicated Every Day

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Francine Hardaway

I've been debating with myself for weeks over whether we ought to bail out the auto industry. I made a little pro-con list for myself today.

Industrial Base

Ray Kimball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ray Kimball

The hard truth of the matter is that truly innovative ideas, which could be "game-changers" on the battlefield, have been AWOL from Detroit's methods of operation for some time now.

Five Mistakes by DC and Detroit Hurt Detroit Three's Survival Shances

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Sen. Reid's new bailout bill for the Detroit Three does not set additional fuel-economy requirements, nor does it establish a government oversight board. That's two strikes against getting our money's worth.

How Nice Is It to Finally Have a Smart President?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

At Obama's press conference, the tone and thoughts on the problems facing the country were of a level we haven't seen since the Bush brood took over the White House.

Buy American, Again

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Takahashi

When the second economic stimulus package is passed, the President should suggest that, as an act of loyalty to country, those planning to use this gift as down payment for a car, Buy American.

Save SUVs First, Then Kill Them Really Dead

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew DeBord

Assuming a federal bailout, it makes sense that, over the next few years, American carmakers will be re-engaging with the small-car market.

Blame the USA's Energy Disaster, Including the Collapsing US Auto Industry, on Congress

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Kall

If we invest in giving consumers rebates for buying new US-made cars that have drastically improved mileage, that will help the auto manufacturers, help consumers and help our balance of trade.

Will The Next President Obliterate The Auto Industry?

Fortune | Alex Taylor III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the presidential primary season draws to a close, it is worthwhile to contemplate this: It is unusual for a single individual to hold the fate of ...

British Airways Suspends Detroit-London Flight

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

British Airways said on Wednesday it would suspend its daily flight between Detroit and London's Heathrow Airport in March, citing the changing nature...