ELISABETH ROSENTHAL – The [British] Mark Group started hunting for a new untapped market when it realized that its core business â€” insulating old homes using innovative technology â€” would drop off in coming years. Based in the rust-belt city of Leicester, the company had grown rapidly over the last decade largely because of generous and mandatory government subsidies for energy conservation that impelled the British to treat their homes.
TOM H. HASTINGS – When George Bush started bailing out corporations, and Barack Obama continued Bushâ€™s program, we were told that those corporations were too big to fail. The dangers of massive corporations dragging down all of us were noted, they were bailed out. And then were they then downsized? Nope. What is up with that?