Obama sitting out union fights, Andy Stern backs him up

Early on it looked like Obama had found his missing heart and would come to the defense of attacks on…

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Who owns faculty inventions? Stanford v. Roche

Apparently Stanford University thinks they do. And if they succeed in a court case to be argued at the Supreme…

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Egypt workers continue to strike amid fears of revolution backlash

Anderson Cooper has moved on to Libya but the social conflict in Egypt continues. Egypt workers continue to strike amid…

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Modern finance capital’s godfather Joe Flom Dies at 87

Flom’s leadership of Skadden Arps, the giant NY based corporate law firm, helped alter the shape of modern capitalism. Flom…

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Crony Capitalism and “The Great Arab Revolt”

The only comment I would add to this otherwise excellent analysis of the current revolutionary wave washing over the middle…

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Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders takes on Obama’s budget

This is Bernie Sanders at his best, in my opinion. He picks apart the absurdity of Obama’s budget cutting. Particularly…

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Is Egypt headed for the Weimar “Solution”?

The Times finally wakes up and notices the Egyptian labor movement. Of course, more than 2 million workers have gone…

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Obama missed his moment in Egypt

Liberal blogger Booman buys the NY Times story hook, line and sinker and thinks Clinton was all alone backing Mubarak.…

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George Orwell lives! The liberal left rewrites Obama role in Egyptian revolution

To the victors go the history books, but not at The Nation. Instead, they are covering for Obama, who was…

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