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Feb. 4, 2013 The New Yorker

On Feb. 4, 2013 The New Yorker‘s James Surowiecki wrote “Requiem for a Dreamliner” about Boeing’s new 787 passenger jet. Complex outsourced supply chains increase the probability of mistakes. In the end, bringing in laid-off local union aerospace workers helped make all the pieces fit.

Tad Friend wrote “Home Economics” about city and county governments using eminent domain to take foreclosed homes in their communities and auctioning them off at affordable prices. Homeowners like it and banks hate it.

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