CalPERS Turmoil: Pot calling the kettle black?

I am a huge fan of the efforts of CalPERS to clean up corporate governance, and I even helped in…

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Triple A Failure: Behind the Subprime Crisis

A very readable and clear explanation of some of the plumbing that led to the sub prime credit crisis.  The…

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Labor Goes Digital: Lessons from the Writers’ Strike

I gave a talk recently at my law school on the impact of the writers’ strike and its implications for…

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If Mohammed won’t come to the mountain….

One thing people who live outside the Valley take a long time to learn is that it is a small…

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Battle of the nurses unions turns physical : L.A. Now : Los Angeles Times

Some union members in the entertainment industry think that one union is safe from the actions of another because of…

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It’s Blu Ray in the 3d…..

Think DVD “packaged” entertainment is a thing of the past?  Think again…this piece notes that demand for Blu Ray discs…

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Filmmaker Jules Dassin, 96, Dies

The great American-born director (and actor and screenwriter) Jules Dassin died recently at 96, in Greece, his adopted homeland. Dassin…

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Now they tell us….

Citi merger architect calls deal ‘mistake’  Of course, will he speak up for putting Glass Steagal back in place?  

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