Opinion

The conundrum of corporation and nation

The U.S. economy is picking up steam but most Americans aren’t feeling it. By contrast, most European economies are still in bad shape, but most Europeans are doing relatively well. What’s behind this? Two big facts. First, American corporations exert…

Back to the Nineteenth Century

My recent column about the growth of on-demand jobs like Uber making life less predictable and secure for workers unleashed a small barrage of criticism from some who contend that workers get what they’re worth in the market. A Forbes…

In Obama’s war on hackers, everyone loses

by Joshua Kopstein For weeks, President Barack Obama has been pushing a set of controversial cybersecurity proposals. He mentioned the plans prominently during his State of the Union address, driving home the need for new legislation using that classic political…

Christie skipped some key topics

Governor Chris Christie skipped some key topics in his fifth State of the State address this afternoon. State economic development officials offered unprecedented tax incentives to corporations but several large companies moved jobs out of the Garden State. Although he…

Toothless tiger

Glen W. Albanese, 43, of Manalapan, New Jersey, pleaded guilty November 21, 2013 before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan to an information charging him with conspiring to steal $1 million from Needham & Co. and a year later, he…