Joe Nocera

05/28/2015 - 5:00pm

    It's looking pretty grim for the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

    Over the last few months, the bank, which extends loans and government guarantees to help American companies export their goods and thus create jobs, has been under...

05/28/2015 - 2:31pm

    What's the best way to reduce the chances of climate change wreaking havoc on Earth?

    The most obvious answer - one we've known for years now - is to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide we...

05/21/2015 - 4:15pm

    A great man died late last month, one of the last of the pioneering biologists who essentially created the modern science of molecular biology. His name was Alexander Rich; he was 90 years old; and he had spent the past 57 years as a professor at the...

05/21/2015 - 3:03pm

    It's not exactly a secret that big-time college sports often distort priorities on university campuses. But every once in a while, something bursts into public view to put those priorities in glaring relief.

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05/14/2015 - 7:55pm

    Though DuPont Co. has been trying to persuade me otherwise, I feel safe in saying that Trian Fund Management is one of the better shareholder activists around. Led by Nelson Peltz, 72, it takes stakes in good companies that, in its view, are struggling...

05/14/2015 - 7:14pm

    In every episode of "Silicon Valley," the terrific HBO comedy series created by Mike Judge, there is always a moment, rendered utterly deadpan, that both mocks and explains the current, are-we-in-a-bubble-yet state of play in, well, Silicon Valley...

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