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First, do no harm

1 September 2008 By Richard Beales

The three big US car makers are angling for $50bn in government aid. It s understandable: they are struggling, and policymakers seem willing to throw money at financial sector basketcases. But helping Chrysler, Ford and GM would be much more dangerous, Richard Beales argues.

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First, do no harm

27 August 2008 By Richard Beales

The three big US car makers are angling for $50bn in government aid. It s understandable: they are struggling, and policymakers seem willing to throw money at financial sector basketcases. But helping Chrysler, Ford and GM would be much more dangerous, Richard Beales argues.

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