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A reader asked if I’d discuss the 1952 film produced by General Electric, Going Places, which makes the argument for public transportation. I found it just kind of an odd document. It certainly makes the case for public transportation strongly enough, but at the precise time when every level of government, not to mention consumer […]

Jack Welch

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On March 9, 2020

The vile former GE CEO Jack Welch died recently. History News Network asked if I was interesting in writing one of my patented obituaries for them about this scumbag. How could I turn down that offer?

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GE’s Taft-Hartley Comic, 1947

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On September 3, 2015
Thanks to Bruce Vail for sending me this hilarious propaganda comic General Electric put out in 1947 during the debate over the Taft-Hartley Act. He asked me to credit the Maryland labor activist Bill Barry in hunting this up and putting it into a PDF file. Enjoy!

Siting Factories

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On October 17, 2013

Why should a corporation be allowed to move its factories wherever it wants? Take General Electric, who is moving its Ford Edward, New York production to (ironically) Clearwater, Florida. In response

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