New York Times

Just what the final US stimulus package says about only buying US-made goods remains vague, but here we explain the issue and what's at stake

I was all primed this morning to post a link to a more-than decent analysis of what has happened to the 'Buy American' provision in the ultimate US stimulus package that I came upon last night.

Republicans and Democrats win concessions, but this crisis still has some way to go

American lawmakers have finally agreed on a bailout plan to take to Congress. While short of what of what the Bush administration initially sought, it still reflects a massive commitment by the US government. All sides seem to agree it's an improvement, being less of a blank cheque than it was.