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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The revolutionary dynamic that explains the rise of ISIS

I posted this originally last August only when the MSM showed no interest in it as an op-ed. I wonder…

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The Crimean problem: Obama’s relativism comes home to roost

It was clear enough during the 2008 campaign but many ignored it. It became more clear as Obama took office…

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Drug violence in Mexico linked to neo-liberal reforms and NAFTA in new research

I heard a very interesting paper presented yesterday at the Comparative Politics Workshop at Stanford by Oendrila Dube who is…

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Law and Labor in the Fields: Social Justice Workshop – Spring 2014 Semester

My spring seminar, Law and Labor in the Fields, is underway. Our first guest speaker will be here this coming…

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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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