Joe Nocera

10/23/2014 - 2:35pm

    Et tu, CDC?

    For years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been the most trusted agency in the federal government. In 2003, when Gallup did a survey to determine what the public thought of various federal agencies, the CDC topped...

10/23/2014 - 1:38pm

    Is Amazon a monopoly?

    That certainly is what Franklin Foer, the editor of The New Republic, thinks. In the magazine's current issue, he has written a lengthy polemic denouncing the company...

10/16/2014 - 3:58pm

    A few days ago, The Financial Times published an interview with a Russian businessman named Sergei Pugachev. Once an ally of President Vladimir Putin, Pugachev owned shipbuilding and construction interests, as well as a bank. Indeed, he was once known as...

10/16/2014 - 12:38pm

    In March, the Obama administration issued a white paper as part of its Climate Action Plan titled "Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions." A big part of the strategy was built around cutting down on the methane emissions that result from oil and...

10/09/2014 - 3:08pm

    A few weeks ago, the governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, signed into law a tax "incentive package" that his administration had negotiated with Tesla, the electric car company. Tesla is planning to build a giant factory to manufacture the batteries...

10/09/2014 - 2:36pm

    A few weeks ago, Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. gave a speech at the New York University School of Law on the subject of white-collar prosecutions. In it, he offered a full-throated defense of his department's efforts in the aftermath of the 2008...

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