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Joe Nocera



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The hidden talent of Steve Jobs

When Jobs returned to Apple, he was more patient — with people and with products. His charisma still drew people to him, but he no longer drove them away with his abrasive behaviour...

The riddle of powering electric cars

A battery that could compete with — and eventually replace — the internal combustion engine and transform the electric car from a niche product to a mass-market automobile...

Do not blame the Nafta

But China, where millions more manufacturing jobs have migrated — and with which we have a huge trade deficit — doesn't even have a trade agreement with the United States....

Diary Guantánamo detainee wrote is a must read for all

The sections of the book that describe his torture make for harrowing reading. Slahi was so sleep-deprived that he eventually started to hallucinate...

Big money wins polls again in a romp

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, which issued a report just days before the midterms, nearly $4 billion was expected to be spent, in toto, on the midterms. ...

Detainees' force-feeding at the Guantánamo Bay

It turns out that the government has videotapes of Jihad Ahmed Mujstafa Diyab enduring the forced cell extraction and the force-feeding...

Are the US courts for sale?

Hudson, 62, is not a congressional or Senate candidate. Rather, she is a State Supreme Court justice in North Carolina, seeking her second eight-year term. ...

Brazil is abuzz about Snowden

When I visited China in June, my trip happened to coincide with the discovery that Edward Snowden was hiding out in Hong Kong. ...

That spineless gun vote

Finally, a woman answered their frantic knocking. “Are you all from the high school?” she asked. When they said yes, the woman invited them in. That is where they learned that two of their fellow students at Columbine High School had gone on a murderous spree, killing 13 and wounding 21, before turn...

A real carbon solution ...

Sometime this summer, in Odessa, the Summit Power Group plans to break ground on a $2.5 billion coal gasification power plant. Summit has named this the Texas Clean Energy Project....

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