May 1, 2012 Headlines: Clinton to China, Manufacturing Employment Up, Economic Forecasts, and More

Posted by smorgante on 05/01/2012

FP: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left for China on Monday, despite the ongoing crisis of dissident Chen Guangcheng.

NYT: President Obama cautiously pushes China to improve their Human Rights policies.

TBP: Manufacturing employment in the U.S. is finally on a positive trajectory.

The Hill: New economic forecasts from top policymakers.

WSJ: A free-trader sees serious flaws in the new Asia trade deal.

Krugman: The folly of austerity plans.

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