Tagged: GM

Subsidize Bolt Buyers

Subsidize Bolt Buyers

  I just read that GM is ready to market an all-electric car that’s so affordable ordinary Americans will be able to buy it. How affordable? They’re trying to keep the price as low...

The Rich Won’t Need us Much Longer, Dr. Stiglitz

The Rich Won’t Need us Much Longer, Dr. Stiglitz

I read a scholarly article recently by an economist I respect, Nobel winner Joseph Stiglitz. He made a compelling case for the rich helping the rest of us for “selfish” reasons. The argument was well...

When They Insist That Your Eyes Are Deceiving You

When They Insist That Your Eyes Are Deceiving You

When we lived in Bull Savannah, Renel, the yard boy, (do they still have yard boys in Jamaica?) used to play his guitar in the twilight and sing for us children. One of his...

It May Not Pay to “Join ’em if You Can’t Lick ’em”

It May Not Pay to “Join ’em if You Can’t Lick ’em”

According to the Atlantic Monthly magazine’s February 1923 issue, a U.S. senator named James E. Watson was fond of the saying, “If you can’t lick ‘em, jine ‘em.” President Obama must have heard it...