SAG Contract Battle: How should the actors vote?

Well, I hope it won’t disappoint my readers but how actors should vote on the current contract is not for…

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Bob Iger’s Quiet Time….LOL

Q. What are some things you do to manage your time effectively? A. I get up at 4:30 every morning.…

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Digital killed the video star…..

This short essay from the Wall Street Journal makes an interesting point about the emerging digital revolution: the studios have…

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The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers…Shakespeare said that

You can measure the difficulties of the labor movement by the number of lawyers in the room.  The more there…

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GM Bankruptcy and Labor: From Sit Down Strikes to Credit Default Swaps

The United Auto Workers gave organized labor a beachhead in the American economy with the great sit down strikes of…

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Valley a-twitter about Hulu v. YouTube Grudge Match

The Valley is finally taking the competition between Hulu and YouTube seriously. Our home town rag, the San Jose Mercury…

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Who Will Really Own Chrysler? (Hint: Initials are “U.A.W.”)

Despite widespread reports that the United Auto Workers union will emerge as the controlling shareholder of a restructured Chrysler, that…

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Fictitious Capital Update: Super Seniors and the Credit Crisis

A very nicely written excerpt from FT writer Gillian Tett’s new book Fool’s Gold on the origins of the credit…

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