Joe Nocera

02/26/2015 - 5:25pm

    Like most big cities in America, San Diego has its share of problems. It has issues with gangs, poverty and income inequality. It needs to do about $2 billion worth of infrastructure repairs. It has suffered through an epic drought.

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12/18/2014 - 3:24am

    I asked Marty Peretz the other day whether his goal during the nearly four decades that he had owned The New Republic was ever to make a profit. "Absolutely not," he bellowed. "I think we were profitable maybe three or four years." One...

12/11/2014 - 4:27pm

    Herta Kriegner, a graphic artist from Austria, likes the German word "über." It conveys, she told me recently, both a European sensibility and a sense of going "above and beyond" for a customer. In fact, she likes the word so much...

12/11/2014 - 3:27pm

    Not long after the NCAA came down on Penn State three years ago, after the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal, a small group of rabid Penn State supporters began circulating emails to each other. A few journalists were also among those receiving the...

12/04/2014 - 3:41pm

    I attended Wells Fargo Securities' "2nd Annual E-Cig Conference" last week, and if I had to describe the mood of the speakers it would be a cross between cautious optimism and deep frustration.

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12/04/2014 - 2:48pm

    Since the early 1990s, the consensus view in the climate science community has been that if the world is going to escape the most catastrophic consequences of climate change, it needs to keep the average global temperature from rising more than 2 degrees...

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