Bursting the blockchain bubble

The massive hype surrounding the crypto world is unlike anything I have witnessed over three decades in and studying the financial markets.

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A Fall 2016 seminar on “global tectonics” – call for papers

The theme will be the application of law to the problems created by what I call “global tectonics.” I intend…

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Putin dances to the tune of fictitious capital

Today’s Financial Times has a front page story on the newest stage of the Russian crisis. Putin’s Russia is being…

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Global Tectonics: Pentagon confronts militant dilemma in Africa

As this story and fascinating accompanying map indicates, the US military presence in Africa follows major conflicts at the heart…

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Global Tectonics: Why global water shortages pose threat of terror and war

From California to the Middle East, huge areas of the world are drying up and a billion people have no…

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Workers play a big role in these global ‘middle-class’ revolutions

Workers play a big role in these global ‘middle-class’ revolutions | Richard Seymour The Guardian.  

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Wall Street Journal panics in face of Egyptian revolution

As the ordinary Egyptian population stood up and said it was no longer willing to follow Iran and other middle…

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Legal Geography: Expanding spaces of law

New book from Stanford Press: Legal geography is a stream of scholarship that takes the interconnections between law and spatiality,…

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Urban World: A new iPad app for exploring an unprecedented wave of urbanization | McKinsey Global Institute | McKinsey & Company

Urban World: A new iPad app for exploring an unprecedented wave of urbanization | McKinsey Global Institute | McKinsey &…

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