Chalmers Johnson, influential scholar and critic of US foreign policy, dies at 79

Some 20 years ago, I was a visitor at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies on the…

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“The Big Fail” – a legal black hole in the economy

Adam Levitin explains why the legal problems at the heart of the real estate crisis may end up making the…

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“Putting the Brakes on the GM IPO Fervor”

One of the most celebrated IPO’s in recent business history will likely be completed tomorrow. Underwriters bought all the shares…

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Burmese Victory for Human Rights Movement: Aung San Suu Kyi is Free

The international human rights movement can claim an important victory today with the release from a long house arrest of…

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Lessons from the election: “Why center-left parties are collapsing”

Michael Lind of the New America Foundation puts his finger on something deeper afoot in the wake of the electoral…

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