Hollywood makeover for YouTube

First Netflix, now Google/YouTube. Silicon Valley’s technology companies continue their assault on the aging business model in Hollywood. Netflix announced…

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Victory for authors against Google as court torpedoes book settlement agreement

Google has been trying for several years now to appropriate centuries of intellectual effort by writers by scanning books and…

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A Lost Opportunity? Egypt Said to Arm Libya Rebels

The Wall Street Journal reports that Egypt had begun arms shipments to Libyan rebels. Had this effort been expanded into…

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What’s the matter with Wisconsin?

Here is my take on the recent events in Wisconsin, in the form of a short talk and roundtable discussion…

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Scott Walker goes Greek – the real agenda in Wisconsin

This essay in the Guardian makes the key point about Wisconsin and also shows why a narrow trade union approach…

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Egypt Could Rescue Libyan Revolution

Forget a US led No Fly Zone or a Nato intervention force, the force that could save the Libyan chapter…

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