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  • A push for more exports from the Baltimore region

    A push for more exports from the Baltimore region
    Glen Burnie food products company Allied International Corp. might have a global-infused name, but it sold nothing outside the country before 2008. Now it exports to 45 countries, accounting for nearly 20 percent of the small firm's revenue. This is...
  • Robert B. Reich: Family values and the new economy

    My mother went into paid work soon after my father's clothing store was flooded out in a hurricane, almost wiping him out. She had no choice. We needed the money. This was some two decades before a tidal wave of wives and mothers went into paid work....
  • Robert B. Reich: An economic strategy for better jobs, not just higher profits

    Jobs are returning with depressing slowness, and most of the new jobs pay less than the jobs that were lost in the Great Recession. Economic determinists assume that globalization and technological advancement necessarily condemn a large portion of the...
  • Euro must have reform, not Americanization

    PARIS -- More than two decades ago, the Delors plan for European currency union was initially proposed. Some of us asked whether eight, 12 or 15 different European economies, with their distinct budgets (and budget priorities), fiscal situations and...
  • Europe bails itself out, for now

    PARIS -- The latest, and 20th, European "summit" meeting, held last week in Brussels, was symbolically a defeat for Germany's Angela Merkel, who agreed that Europe's permanent bailout fund could directly recapitalize certain troubled euro-zone banks after...
  • An America in decline

    PARIS -- Is the United States in decline? You would certainly think so from the publishers' lists, although some of the new books, written by determined neo-conservatives resisting indictment for complicity in causing the decline, such as Robert Kagan,...
  • Swiss curb executive greed, will anyone follow?

    PARIS -- Switzerland just had a referendum in which it voted to give company and bank shareholders veto rights over the salaries, bonuses and overall compensation packages of senior executives and board directors. Bonuses will be prohibited for...
  • Corporate citizenship a dying concept

    PARIS -- One of the interesting questions that resulted from the Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case in 2010, which assigned political personhood to corporations, is whether this corporate personhood carries responsibilities. It used to, in...
  • Twitter faces new pressure to boost global ad revenue

    SAN FRANCISCO — Fans of "Castle in the Sky" in Japan set a world record in August when they sent 143,199 tweets in a single second while watching a rerun of the 1986 anime classic on television. The social media frenzy that took place thousands of...
  • MIPCOM BRIEFS DAY 2: Discovery To Sell Prince of Wales Docu

    Discovery Enterprises International has taken world sales on the Prince of Wales-narrated eco-docu "Harmony: A New Way of Looking At Our World," which world-preemed at Sundance London in 2012. Produced by Julie Bergman and Stuart Sender, and directed...
  • Explore the world's limits via Google's John Hanke

    When Silicon Valley wizard John Hanke developed Google Earth a little more than a decade ago, he put advanced, interactive mapping technology in the hands of consumers. It was a major breakthrough, but Hanke has moved on since then. As director of...