Manufacturing jobs coming back to the U.S.? What’s the catch?

The big-name Boston Consulting Group issued a report titled "Made in America Again: Why Manufacturing Will Return to the U.S." But the key word in the title is why.


Fighting to be reborn

It wasn't quite "old home week," but attending the U.S. Social Forum last month in Detroit, where I had lived for many years, was special, and thought-provoking.


Stock market gets giddy over Massachusetts

The stock market might not be a useful economic indicator, but at times it just might be an indicator of the class struggle.