After all the prattle by fawning journalists about the days of wine and roses to come, it turns out that the various moves GE CEO Jeff Immelt made to reinvent the conglomerate as an "innovation" company came at the expense of a significant drop in profits.
Only multiparty democracy will ensure that left policies are enacted in Mass
A closer look at Jackson’s campaign launch and potential platform
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It’s the situation that arises when a giant corporation like GE wants extraordinary amounts of state money to site facilities in the Commonwealth.
The terms of the essentially secret deal that led to this situation—brokered by high public officials and GE leadership with no public oversight whatsoever—are already being violated.
General Electric tries to cheap out on cleaning up its PCB apocalypse on the Housatonic River
The general public may be aware that 39,000 unionized Verizon workers (out of a total of 178,000) have been out on strike for a few days—including many here in Boston. But the vast majority of onlookers don’t understand the stakes.
What marks each of those dark episodes is a failure to fathom where an outlet’s vision leads, to carry rhetoric to its logical conclusion. This satirical interpolation attempts to do just that, to envision what Boston looks like with the Globe spinning rightward.
General Electric brass, pols celebrate government giveaway while public opposition grows