Obama GM Strategy a Lost Opportunity – Goolsbee Goofs

Part one of my interview on The Real News Network on the recent GM IPO is here: Obama GM Strategy a…

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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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Handel’s “Inside Look at SAG/AFTRA Negotiations” – how the firewall around studio cash cow was built

THR reporter/lawyer Jonathan Handel confirms that DVDs and downloads did not even make it to the bargaining table in the…

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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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Actors Unions Agree Deal to Protect Studio Cash Cow

As I had surmised was the case some months ago, SAG/AFTRA agreed this weekend to protect their employers’ multi-billion dollar…

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The Income Statement v. the Balance Sheet: Will the Economic Crisis Unravel the Long Peace?

As the Obama team reels from its dramatic defeat at the polls last week, there is pretty uniform agreement across…

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The 2% Solution? SAG/AFTRA Near Deal With AMPTP, Wrap Says

Newcomer The Wrap says they have an exclusive: that SAG/AFTRA and the big studios might reach an agreement on a…

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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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