March 25, 2011 Headlines: Manufacturing Orders Fall, Lead Poisoning in China, Fake Zippos, and More

Posted by smorgante on 03/25/2011

NYT: Orders for Manufactured Goods Fall Unexpectedly

WaPo: More than 100 villagers in eastern China suffer lead poisoning from nearby battery plant

WaPo: As America competes with China for global influence, US foreign aid programs face budget ax

WaPo: Chinese democracy activist sentenced to 10 years in prison for inciting subversion

WSJ: The Lighter Side of Counterfeiting Puts Zippo in a Fix

Infrastructurist: Do China’s Skyscrapers Indicate a Bubble?

1 comment

Anonymous wrote 3 years 17 weeks ago

Lead poisoning

Makes you wonder, if they are willing to poison their own people, what are they doing to us with their products?

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