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Harley Is Doomed

January 28, 2010

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Harley-Davidson Incorporated, the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer is doomed. The confidant pitchmen now running the company into the ground understand that something has gone terribly, terribly wrong but they have absolutely no idea what the real disaster might be. Not even Willie G. Davidson, who has often been lionized as the savior of the company, […]

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Harley Stays Cuts Costs

December 10, 2009

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Welcome to the brave, new world of post-industrial America. Last week the union that represents workers at the Harley-Davidson plant in York, Pennsylvania, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 175, tentatively approved a new labor contract that will cut the plant’s workforce in half, reduce average wages and cut medical benefits. Pennsylvania’s […]

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Politically Correct Harley-Davidson

June 11, 2009

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Now that most of us are poor and our credit cards hardly work anymore, Harley-Davidson has been desperately seeking to replace its poor, old customers with newer, richer, more cosmopolitan ones. The whole outlaw Americana thing is so 90s, you know? Which is why there was a special Harley advertising supplement in last month’s Vanity […]

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