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  • Letters: Closing the wealth gap

    Letters: Closing the wealth gap
    Re "Wealth gap only getting worse," Column, Oct. 11 I agree with David Lazarus that we need a remedy to the wealth gap issue. But I cannot agree that we should raise the top marginal tax rate, which drives so many business decisions, including workforce...
  • Shah Rukh Khan's 'Chennai Express' is B.O. locomotive

    HONG KONG -- Shah Rukh Khan's escapist Eid holiday picture "Chennai Express" has taken off like a runaway train in both India and international markets. In India, the film enjoyed a first day score net box office score of $542,000 (INR33.12) and a two...
  • 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: 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...
  • Despite changes, Venice still charms

    I've been traveling to Venice for more than 30 years. On my most recent trip to film two television shows and research my guidebook, the city felt different. While still one of Europe's most romantic and distinctive destinations, globalization and...
  • 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...
  • 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....