May 20, 2011 Headlines: Chrysler Repays the Government, Krugman on Why Manufacturing Matters, and More

Posted by smorgante on 05/20/2011

NYT: Making Things in America, by Paul Krugman.

WSJ: Chrysler is raising capital to repay its government loans.

USAT: U.S. automakers may benefit from Japanese shortages.

USAT: Auto manufacturing, thanks to the federal rescue package, saw the biggest down-to-up swing in employment after the recession.

FT: China had better tame inflation…or face unrest

IW: GM breaks ground on an electric vehicle motor plant in Maryland. (ManufactureThis has toured the existing plant, which is spectacular.)

WSJ: China will increase subsidies to its renewable energy sector.

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