The latest idea-that's-been-around-for-a-decade-and-the-media-is-just-discovering is urban farming, specifically urban farming in Detroit. The New York Times has picked up the story and dutifully regurgitated it without a half-second of rational thought, advocating the wholesale leveling of the "failed city" of…
The front page of today's New York Times business section has an excellent feature taking an in-depth look at post-bankruptcy GM. Bonus #1? An insider-y Ward Sutton cartoon. Bonus #2? Two quotes from our very own Ray Wert!
The New York Times Ethicist blog asks today whether GM selling Hummer is the right thing to do. They posit the honorable thing should be to kill it. Kind of like newspapers.