Monthly Archives: September 2011

Et tu, WSJ?

 China Daily is a China newspaper covering National News. Established in June 1981, China Daily is the highest circulation English-language newspaper published in the People’s Republic of China. Owned by the Chinese government, it was created for foreigners living or … Continue reading

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Hanging Out at Target with Mrs. O

Did you hear? First Lady Michelle Obama and I went shopping today. Not together, sad to say. She went to her local Target in Alexandria, Virginia. I went to my local Home Depot, about an hour from San Francisco. Two … Continue reading

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Karen Kane: All in the {American} Family

Hi Tina: Here is an example of a very reasonably priced Karen Kane dress sold on the Nordstrom’s website. Carolyn So it began: with a simple note from a reader kind enough to send me a tip. Indeed, the Nordstrom.com … Continue reading

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Breaking News: China Imports Hurt U.S. Ya Think?

For years, economists have told Americans worried that cheap Chinese imports will kill jobs that the benefits of trade with China far outweigh its costs. New research suggests the damage to the U.S. has been deeper than these economists have … Continue reading

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Madcapz: Hats off to Carrie Bell

I have been employed in the Lufa garment factory for two years. This is my first job ever. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., six days a week, I produce jackets and pants. The volume is so high — 50 … Continue reading

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Farewell, Summer

Friday was the first day of autumn, but summer apparently didn’t get the memo. Temps reached into the high 90s here in San Francisco’s East Bay (it was 30 degrees cooler in the fog-shrouded city). To escape the heat, I … Continue reading

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Buy Imports

The number of Americans living below the poverty line rose to a record 46 million last year, the government said on Tuesday… The economic deterioration depicted by the figures is likely to have continued into 2011 as economic growth diminished, … Continue reading

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