Goldman Sachs hearing: Is Senator Levin thick, or just being disingenuous?

As I follow the hearings today it is clear that Senator Levin and co. just do not understand how the…

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British intellectual Fred Halliday, 1946-2010

Sami Zubaida, who was on my dissertation committee at the University of London, penned this respectful obituary for the late…

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Senators “Shocked, Shocked” to Discover Gambling on Wall Street

Today’s Senate assault on Wall Street was a sure sign of the disconnect between American politics and modern capitalism. It…

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