Doug Henwood

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2005

    The spellchecker as social critic

    Doug Henwood, editor/publisher of the fine Left Business Observer newsletter, sent this note to his mail list the other day: The spell checker for Adobe's InDesign was stumped by the word "narcoticized," and suggested "Americanized" as an alternative.

  • News

    September 7, 2005

    No Money Down! A Lifetime to Pay!

    Welcome, friend, to the booming field of "subprime" mortgages. Think you can't afford a house? You're probably right, but that won't stop us from putting you in one!

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    April 20, 2005

    How Northwest hijacked Minnesota

    Fewer jobs. More debt. And more outsourcing.

  • News

    November 26, 2003

    The Invisible Recovery

    Author and economist Doug Henwood on jobless recoveries, the two Americas, and the "Wal-Mart effect"

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    Bring 'em On!

    The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism

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    January 17, 1996

    Big Brother, Inc.

    Why are businesses spying on their own employees more and more? Because they can.