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As Boeing falters, Seattle carries on | Los Angeles Times

While it’s no longer true that, as an old saying goes, “When Boeing sneezes, Seattle catches cold,” Boeing remains a behemoth in Washington state, where the company has 66,000 workers and $55 billion in annual revenue. The UW’s Andrew Hedden, associate director of the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies, Jeff Shulman, professor of business, and Margaret O’Mara, professor of history, are quoted.