The Last Days of Big Law
July 21, 2013
A dispatch from the last days of big law
From the Stacks: “Money and Love”
July 17, 2013
A review of Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment by Emma Rothschild.
The Elite Club Petraeus Just Joined
July 16, 2013
CUNY just dropped Petraeus's salary from $200,000 to one buck. He's not alone.
An Obamacare Debate We Should Be Having
July 08, 2013
The Obama Administration’s decision to delay enforcement of Obamacare’s “employer mandate” produced some predictable reactions on the right.
That's one consultant's advice, anyway, for paranoid companies.
When I drove to southern West Virginia a few weeks ago to watch Senator Joe Manchin defend his role in pushing gun-control legislation, I was struck to find that at the first of two town hall meetings he held, at the high-ceilinged Wyoming County Cou
Why Did Apple Hire Former EPA Chief Lisa Jackson?
May 29, 2013
It's a clever move by the embattled company.
Obamacare hate is a full-time occupation on the right. But a story from Monday’s New York Times is a reminder that some pieces of the law should have conservatives celebrating, for the same reason they are leaving liberals like me a little queasy.
Jamie Dimon Blackmailed His Own Bank—and Won
May 22, 2013
By threatening to resign as CEO, the JPMorgan honcho gave shareholders no choice but to keep him as chairman as well.
Weaseling Out of Obamacare
May 21, 2013
Have nursing homes, fast-food restaurants, and other low-wage employers found a way to avoid paying for full insurance?