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Regrouping for Detroit, GM’s bankruptcy evasion and Chinese corporate records

By Steven Brill
April 29, 2014

1. Kevyn Orr and a Detroit rebound?

Last Friday, I happened onto a C-Span broadcast of a speech to a national group of bankruptcy lawyers given by Kevyn Orr -- the emergency manager who Michigan Governor Rick Snyder appointed to take over Detroit’s finances and guide the fallen city through bankruptcy. Since I couldn’t stand watching the Yankees get slaughtered by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, I stopped on the Orr speech for a minute. I stayed 45.

The hard push ahead for gun control

By Bill Schneider
December 18, 2012

Has the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre shifted the gun control paradigm? It certainly looks that way. The outcry for tougher gun laws is reaching a fever pitch.

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Are you reading the best magazine in America?

By Jack Shafer
December 14, 2011

My original commitment to Bloomberg BusinessWeek was so small it was almost negative.