The News Journal
Disclosure of conflicts of interest is everybody's business
While I was reading an article in The New York Times about conflicts of interest in academia, I remembered a column I wrote a couple of years ago.
David Weidner's Writing on the Wall: Wall Street 'wolves' inside of us
Just as Gordon Gekko argued that "greed is good" in Oliver Stone's "Wall Street" in 1987, Martin Scorsese's exhausting three hours of money-fueled debauchery makes an even more compelling case for that tenuous argument.
The Political Anatomy of the Tea Party
The following are the next five of 15 "non-negotiable core beliefs" the Tea Party holds, according to www.teaparty.org : Government has already been downsized if deregulation is considered.
Business Law Prof Blog
Crime and Punishment: Prosecuting Executives and Forcing Companies to Admit Guilt
This week two articles caught my eye. The New York Times ' Room for Debate feature presented conflicting views on the need to "prosecute executives for Wall Street crime."
Mail & Guardian
Mainstream economics teaches students to cause recessions
Despite causing the crash, the high priests of economics have never faced retribution and the same flawed theories are still taught in universities.