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Paul Needham

A Plane Built With, Gasp, Passengers In Mind | Paul Needham | Posted 11.28.2011 | Travel

EVERETT, Wash. -- Imagine a plane that reduces vibrations from turbulence to the point where the ride is smooth even during landing. A plane with enou...

PHOTOS Delayed No Longer, A Look At The 787 Through The Years

Posted 11.26.2011 | Travel

After nearly a decade of development, Boeing delivered its newest aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner, to launch customer All Nippon Airlines Monday at the c...

PHOTOS: First Boeing 787 Delivered

AP | By JOSHUA FREED | Posted 11.26.2011 | Travel

Joshua Freed, Associated Press -- Boeing delivers its first 787 jet on Sunday. It's been a long time coming. The new jet, which was supposed to...

Lockheed Martin's CEO Wants Your Social Security Check

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

Military contractors are crying crocodile tears right now about the "fragility" of their industry. But in fact that industry is flush with cash, and will do or say anything to protect the one thing they care about above all else: profit.

Observations This Fine Morning

Scott Poynton | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Scott Poynton

Driving to work this morning, I wondered at the morning light, golden in the fields, Mont Blanc poking its head above the clouds, the Jura Mountains a...

The Senate Launch System - Destiny, Decision, and Disaster

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Rick Tumlinson

Let's use the $38 billion Congress wants to flush down the toilet of history to save NASA by funding useful programs that will actually open the frontier and get the agency back to exploring almost right away.

Dave Jamieson

In Gift To Boeing, House Republicans Pass Bill To Weaken NLRB | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In their latest effort to aid the Boeing Company, House Republicans took the extraordinary step on Thursday of voting to strip the Natio...

House To Vote On Bill Blocking Government Case Against Boeing

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican-dominated House approved a bill Thursday that would undercut the government's labor dispute with Boeing Co., wading ...

Military Contractors Make Their Move on the Deficit Committee

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The new deficit commission is holding its first substantive meeting on Tuesday, and the military contractors are out in force to protect their profits.

Intelligent Transportation Systems With Boeing

Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

An airplane lands every second. Air traffic will double in the next 20 years. But the today's air traffic control systems were not designed to track, ...

Dave Jamieson

Trumka Blasts 'Outsourcer's Bill Of Rights' Pushed By Republicans | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka blasted a Republican bill designed to cripple the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), calling the le...

Growing Proof of Obama's Imperial Presidency

Ken Blackwell | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

President Obama's National Labor Relations Board is on a job-killing rampage. It's claiming unprecedented powers far beyond what federal law allows. These executive actions paint a picture of what has become an imperial presidency.

Dave Jamieson

Outgoing NLRB Chair Sees 'Silver Lining' In Political Rancor | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wilma Liebman, the outgoing chairwoman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), can't recall a time when the very idea of collectiv...

Zach Carter

Obama's Close Ties To CEOs Whose Firms Dodge Taxes | Zach Carter | Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the nation struggles with a stagnant economy, President Barack Obama has preached overhauling the U.S. tax code to spur economic grow...

CEOs Rewarded for Tax Dodging Gymnastics

Chuck Collins | Posted 10.31.2011 | Business
Chuck Collins

These CEOs profess to love America. But when it comes time to pay the bills, they'd rather outsource that job over to you or the small business down the road.

NewSpace to the Rescue for the Space Station

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 10.28.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

It is absurd that more then 50 years into the age of human spaceflight, the entire world depends on one launch system to get people to and from space.

Dave Jamieson

Business Groups, Allies Hysterical Over New Workplace 'Poster Rule' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The federal labor board announced Thursday that it has finalized a rule requiring employers to post notices in the workplace informing w...

Defense and Aerospace Industry Should be Redirected to Renewable Energy Technology

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green
Lloyd Chapman

If we redirected 25 percent of defense spending to renewable energy, we could spur competition and innovation amongst the top defense contractors for federal renewable energy contracts instead of military contracts.

Delta Buys 100 New Boeing Jets

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

Delta Airlines will add 100 Boeing jets to its fleet in the coming years, a more than $8 billion investment that will replace less efficient planes wi...

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...