Blasi v. Marathon: A Solomonic decision?

The California Supreme Court issued its unanimous opinion in Marathon Entertainment v. Blasi today. (Link below in next post.) The…

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California Supremes Look at Hollywood: Blasi Case decided

The California Supreme Court weighed in on the long running dispute over the appropriate roles of Hollywood talent managers and…

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Government "Union" in China: "Irrelevant"

The widely respected director of the China Labour Bulletin, Han Dong Fang, is calling into question the relevance of the…

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China’s Real Labor Movement: Workers Riot at Maersk Factory in Southern China

While the “leaders” of the International Trade Union Confederation (See the post below) are sipping tea in the Great Hall…

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Mon dieu: French rally behind rogue trader

What can one say about this? I am as big a critic of global capitalism as you can find, but…

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All eyes turn to SAG…

With signs pointing to a settlement between the WGA and the Producers, it is fitting on the weekend of the…

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Strange bedfellows

The leading global umbrella body, the International Trade Union Confederation, has decided to begin a “dialogue” with the Chinese government…

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Private Equity v. Labor: Debate Breaks Out at Davos

A fascinating debate over the concerns of labor about private equity funds took center stage at Davos this week. The…

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China’s financial fragility is a political issue

I have predicted in the last year that China will face either a social or a financial crisis that threatens…

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To regulate or not? That is THE question

Our friends over at naked capitalism brought this opinion piece from the FT to our attention. It is by the…

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