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Public Opinion on the Health Law: Is The Supreme Court Listening?

Thomas Finn - June 8, 2012 1:05 PM | Categories: General News and Commentary, government policy

The Supreme Court continues to deliberate, as do most of the rest of us.  News sources conduct polls that continue to reflect strong opposition to the law.  Here’s a roundup: The New York Times’ The Caucus: New Poll: The Supreme Court And The Health Care Law More than two-thirds of Americans hope the Supreme Court will overturn some or all of the 2010 health care law, according to a new poll conducted by The New York Times and CBS News. Just 24 percent said they hoped the court “would keep the entire health care law in place” (Liptak and Kopicki, [...]


Apple in the News: “Jumper Nets” Installed to Stop Workers from Commiting Suicide

Thomas Finn - February 20, 2012 5:02 PM | Categories: Commodities, General News and Commentary, Supply Chains

How do you like that for a headline? Apple is always in the news these days.  Despite its iconic status and $100 billion in cash –or because of it– the company is a favored target of the most sensationalized forms of media criticism. For example, recent stories in the NY Times, Forbes and Wired have put a bright spotlight on Apples’ supply relationship with Foxconn, its largest Chinese manufacturing partner. Why? Because it has been reported that Foxconn has a “suicide problem” within its employment ranks. Not to diminish the alleged problem, but the coverage has been so grinding and [...]