INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING

This Wood Is Key to Wind Power. Too Bad There's a Shortage

Balsa wood is light and strong — and without it, wind power gets a lot more complicated.

China’s Steely Risk-Taker Bets on the UK

Li Ganpo ditched the “iron rice bowl“ to build his company, Jingye Group, into a hotels-to-chemicals empire.

Can Brandenburg Show West Virginia How to Dump Coal?

Two towns separated by 100 miles — one, Germany's first energy self-sufficient community and the other in coal country — capture the sharpening divide over the country's clean energy future.

How One Car Factory Drove Alongside Germany's 20th-Century Destiny

Zwickau’s fortunes have shifted with the fall of the wall … and now the fall of the traditional car.

OZY TV

Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

A Baltic Port Hits the Jackpot as Malaysians Gamble on Shipyards

In Germany’s Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state, a casino conglomerate is building big ships, reviving a job market that's been down for decades.

Germany's Poor Little Rich City

Bremen — Germany’s second-smallest state — is wealthy.

Why This German State Says 'Jawohl' to Migrants

From the Deutsche Bahn to Mercedes, Baden-Württemberg is fueling its economy through migrant labor, and killing support for the far-right.

Volkswagen's Best-Selling Product Is a ... Sausage

The German auto giant’s Wolfsburg plant, the world’s largest factory, produces many more wursts than cars.

Vietnam Starts to Catch Up With Chinese Manufacturing

The Southeast Asian nation is slowly building a supply chain to rival China’s.

Will the Next Recession Save Generic Drugs?

A global economic downturn could very well revive the lifesaving drug industry.

OZY PODCAST

When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

As the UAW Strikes, Its President Tries to Pump the Brakes on a Corruption Rap

United Auto Workers President Gary Jones finds himself in hot water at just the wrong time.

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