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Articles by THE AMERICAN

The Gap for Education Monday, April 6, 2009
Don Fisher founded the Gap clothing store and revolutionized the American retail and fashion industries. Now he is setting his sights on transforming American ...
The American Scene Tuesday, January 6, 2009
His and her happiness, giving Grant his due, the global middle-class boom, and more.
If There’s Nothing to Do, Do Nothing Thursday, December 11, 2008
Loews Corporation CEO James Tisch explains why he doesn't like leverage and why cutting capital gains taxes will flood the U.S. Treasury with money.
The American Scene Monday, September 29, 2008
U.S. leadership in science and technology; CEO pay; political swing states; and more.
The $700 Billion Man: A Symposium Thursday, September 25, 2008
What should we make of the proposed government bank bailout?
Innovators’ Dilemmas Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Genentech’s Susan Desmond-Hellman on the FDA, regulations in Europe, and the inability to predict outcomes.
Starr Bright Friday, August 15, 2008
C.V. Starr’s Hank Greenberg on Eliot Spitzer, Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the economy.
Playing for Keeps: A Symposium Friday, May 9, 2008
Will the Beijing Olympics ultimately help or hurt the cause of freedom in China? THE AMERICAN asked eight experts.
Turkey’s Uncertain Future: A Symposium Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Is the ruling party of Prime Minister Erdoğan a threat to Turkish democracy? Five experts share their thoughts.
The American Scene Monday, April 14, 2008
The Venti Effect, Goldman Sachs on the "Hispanization" of America, the myth of off-shoring pollution, etc.
Grading Bernanke: A Symposium Thursday, March 27, 2008
At a time of severe anxiety in the financial world, has the Fed acted wisely? Five experts share their thoughts.
Is Competition Coming? Friday, March 21, 2008
Geoffrey Allan, CEO of biotechnology firm Insmed, discusses the benefits of generic competition for biologic drugs.
The American Scene Monday, February 18, 2008
New Jersey tax refugees, baseball throws Chávez a curve, shorting Jim Cramer, and more.
Blow Your Own Horn Tuesday, January 8, 2008
There’s no contradiction between making profits and respecting the environment, says David DeLorenzo.
The American's 2008 Young Economist Award Friday, January 4, 2008
Raj Chetty of Berkeley Wins the $100,000 Research Grant.
The American Scene Wednesday, December 19, 2007
The business magazine cover jinx, the joy of living together (and cleaning up), eminent disdain, and more.
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Generation Next Monday, November 26, 2007
At a vigorous 75, CEO blogger Bill Marriott runs a global empire of 3,000 hotels. He talks about immigration, healthcare, green lodging, and the Next Big ...