À exemplo da revista The Economist , o jornal The New York Times iniciou sua “Room for Debate“, e o debate atual é sobre sua indústria automobilística (o Centro Debate do escritório do Senador Jarbas Vasconcelos, do PMDB/PE, também entrou na onda!).
Vejam quem são os comentaristas (abaixo). É a Democracia Deliberativa entrando definitivamente no nosso cotidiano!
By <!– — Updated: 6:36 pm –>The Editors
With Chrysler filing for bankruptcy today, President Obama expressed confidence that the automaker will emerge stronger. But, of course, it will be vastly changed, as will General Motors, which may face the same difficult decision come June 1, when it must complete its own restructuring. Under the administration’s plan, Chrysler will receive upward of $8 billion in government support to get it through bankruptcy and to restart its operations.
Does the U.S. Need an Auto Industry?
With its survival, at least in the short term, so dependent on public assistance, it seems fair to ask, do we need a domestic auto industry? Many American manufacturing industries, like textiles and electronics, long ago moved to other producing countries. Why is the auto industry different?
- Robert Reich, former secretary of labor
- Robert Lawrence, economist, Harvard University
- Tyler Cowen, economist, George Mason University
- Mark Thoma, economist, University of Oregon
- Deborah Swenson, economist, U.C. Davis