• Cars and Care: GM’s Jobs Bank

    In the eye of the Wall Street Journal, General Motors’ Jobs Bank program — a program which pays some workers their regular wages and benefits to sit on their hands and stare at the wall — is the symbol of what’s wrong with the company.  The lead story in the 1 March 2006 issue of […]

  • The Man (and the System) behind the Mining Murders

    Most of the coverage of the West Virginia mine murders quoted International Coal Group CEO Bennett Hatfield, who was on the scene. But its owner and “Non-Executive Chairman” is corporate takeover artist Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., who has bought up bankrupt firms in a variety of industries after they shed pension, health and/or other obligations […]