January 27, 2011 Headlines: Krugman on Jobs (Steve), Strong GDP Growth, China at Davos, and More

Posted by smorgante on 01/27/2012

NYT: Krugman on how Steve Jobs is not the model we should follow.

WSJ: Will Twitter be unblocked in China?

NYT: Subsidies for wind and solar are falling, and providing an opening to foreign suppliers.

Bloomberg: Predictions of a Chinese solar energy boom.

PW: GDP growth in Q4 of 2011 was the fastest rate in 18 months.

The Hill: Seasonal layoffs inflate coming unemployment numbers.
TIME: Should we care about the standards at FoxConn? Did we care about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire?

WSJ: Big topic at Davos: China’s foreign reserves.

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart’s take on China’s slave labor factories that make our electronics. It’s really funny, until you realize that it’s 100% true.

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