Daily Archives Thursday, February 2012

Outsourcing iSoul To China!

iEmpire: Apple’s Sordid Business Practices Are Even Worse Than You Think By Arun Gupta Behind the sleek face of the iPad is an ugly backstory that has revealed once more the horrors of globalization. The buzz about Apple’s sordid business practices is courtesy of the New York Times series on the “iEconomy. In some ways it’s well reported but more »

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No Justice In Hati…

Impunity in Port-au-Prince By AMY WILENTZ IT has been painful to watch as Jean-Claude Duvalier, who inherited the brutal dictatorship that once ruled Haiti, swanks around the hot spots of Port-au-Prince, flanked by the dregs of his regime — including former members of the dreaded secret police, the Tontons Macoute — as if he were just another more »

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Poverty Hurts Us All

  The White Underclass By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF Persistent poverty is America’s great moral challenge, but it’s far more than that. As a practical matter, we can’t solve educational problems, health care costs, government spending or economic competitiveness so long as a chunk of our population is locked in an underclass. Historically, “underclass” has often been considered more »

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