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How Madewell Bought And Sold My Family's History

In 1937, my great-grandfather started a workwear company in New England called Madewell. In 2006, 17 years after the last factory shut down, J.Crew relaunched a hugely successful women's clothing line with the same name and logo, based on a 50-year history in which it had no part.

Where (Else) Your Gadgets Come From

You've heard about Shenzhen. Now let's take a tour of the the world's other electronics manufacturing megacities.

Mitt Romney, Blue Collar Comedian

Here's yet another example of Mitt Romney's innate ability to connect with the working man. Overheard today by Reuters correspondent Sam Youngman as Romney was allowed to turn on a piece of equipment at the American Posts factory in Toledo, Ohio. These are actual photos from the scene of folksy knee-slapper.

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