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LLEWELLYN KING

Llewellyn King is executive producer and host of "White House Chronicles" on PBS. His column is written for Hearst Newspapers.

Articles by LLEWELLYN KING

Commentary: This Noah saved 6,000 wild animals
35 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
In the Bible, it was Noah who stuffed the animals into the ark, two by two. Now there is Russell Crowe, whose movie “Noah” was just released, and whose animals are almost the backstory compared to Noah’s family disputes. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama scuttles nuke waste solutions Commentary: Obama scuttles nuke waste solutions
36 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Naked goes the president to the Netherlands. President Obama plans to attend the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Monday and Tuesday. [Read More]
Commentary: Solar power in U.S. has grown up Commentary: Solar power in U.S. has grown up
37 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
A warning light is flashing for the nation’s electric utilities — and it is getting more persistent. The utilities, big and small, for- and not-for-profit, are facing serious disruptive technology. The old business models are in danger. [Read More]
Commentary: Job seekers face mortar-board barrier Commentary: Job seekers face mortar-board barrier
37 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Every year or so a new study, learned treatise or book comes out that says that we in the United States overdo the college thing; that we are turning out young people with bachelor’s degrees for jobs that don’t require them ... [Read More]
Commentary: The real minimum wage saga Commentary: The real minimum wage saga
39 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
I once earned the minimum wage not because I needed an entry-level job, but because I needed the money. It was a minimum-wage job or a begging bowl and the street. [Read More]
Commentary: Appointed ambassadors can be good
40 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
The practice of presidents rewarding political donors and allies by making them ambassadors is under attack because so many are making fools of themselves in their Senate confirmation hearings. [Read More]
Commentary: Lessons from Britain's power peril Commentary: Lessons from Britain's power peril
41 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
In Britain, they are talking about “the year the lights will go out.” The metaphor is based on the 1951 film “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” There are those who believe they can pinpoint the year: 2023. It is the year that all but one of Britain’s 16 operating nuclear power reactors will [Read More]
Commentary: We have computerized your job
42 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Some thoughts about work. It is under attack from a giant labor pool of maybe 200 million eager and qualified people in Asia and elsewhere, who will do it for less than it costs in the United States. [Read More]
Commentary: In some areas, government necessary Commentary: In some areas, government necessary
43 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Who is going to finance advanced drugs? Who is going to guarantee the electric supply in 30 years? Whisper this: It will be the government. [Read More]
Commentary: Lost ties - a knot that no longer binds
44 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
A nationwide alert, no, a worldwide alert, should be issued for the necktie. It is in great danger. It is disappearing. Soon it may be consigned to history, to live on only in old movies, like people smoking and men in hats. [Read More]
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