Joe Nocera

01/20/2017 - 10:45am

    At first glance, it sure seems as though President-elect Donald Trump is having his way with big corporations. No sooner does he slam a fist on his desk, demanding that companies add American jobs, than they issue press releases promising to oblige.

    Wal-Mart will add 10,000 jobs, it announced...

09/24/2015 - 1:51pm

    “At a time when we want to compete around the world, it is hard to believe what is happening in the U.S. Congress,” said Jeff Immelt, the chief executive of General Electric.

    “The ultimate...

09/24/2015 - 1:27pm

    “I have nothing for you,” said Frank Dorman, a spokesman for the Federal Trade Commission. “Lots of reporters have asked that question. Our final response is, We’re not going to answer it.”

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09/17/2015 - 11:17am

    It’s just hitting bookstores, but Dale Russakoff’s new book, “The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?,” has already become a source of enormous contention, both in Newark, where the story takes place, and among education...

09/17/2015 - 10:47am

    Has there ever been a university whose success was more dependent on football than Notre Dame?

    Go back to the 1920s, when this middling Catholic school near South Bend, Indiana, was a household name because...

09/10/2015 - 4:02pm

    Of all the BRICS, Brazil would seem, on the face of it, to be in the worst shape.

    BRICS, of course, stands for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, a catchphrase that was meant to connect their...

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