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The Uncontrolled Descent of Continental’s Legacy

Jeff Smisek resigned suddenly as chief executive of United Airlines in early September. His legacy is forever linked to the merger of United and Houston-based Continental Airlines, where Smisek had worked since 1995. While the merger has been problematic, even … Continue reading

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Get Uber It

In almost every city it’s entered, the car-hailing service Uber has met with controversy. One of the few exceptions has been Lubbock, and in the latest issue of Texas Monthly, I explain why:  Last February, after Uber, the app-based ride-sharing … Continue reading

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