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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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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After the fall of Mubarak, what next for Egypt?

The British Guardian ran my letter responding to the contention that Egyptian events can be analogized to the Polish Solidarity…

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After Egypt, is China next?

Here is some critical background information on key role of workers in recent Egyptian events. Stanford historian Joel Beinin confirms…

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Egypt is not Poland – conservative thinkers wrong about labor’s role in Tunisia and Egypt

This commentary in the UK Guardian tells an important aspect of the recent events in Tunisia and Egypt that is…

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After 30 years of dictating: U.S. not trying to dictate on Egypt: spokesman

U.S. not trying to dictate on Egypt: spokesman.  

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