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Entries from September 2009

Globalization . . . adaptations

September 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Geopolitics, Markets

Japan must shake off US-style globalization The likely next prime minister outlines his hopes for a more Asia-focused Japan. By Yukio Hatoyama from the August 19, 2009 edition Print this Buzz up! Email and share E-mail newsletters RSS TOKYO – In the post-cold war period, Japan has been continually buffeted by the winds of market […]

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Report on the Failure of the SEC to investigate Madoff . . .

September 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Markets

Required reading for any student of the global financial markets. Read all 477 pages here

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Governments do not always feel able to tell people the whole truth

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Energy, Geopolitics

BP lobbied Jack Straw before he changed mind over Lockerbie bomber Sep 4th, 2009 by John Donovan. Tom Baldwin and Philip Webster Jack Straw was personally lobbied by BP over Britain’s prisoner transfer agreement with Libya just before he abandoned efforts to exclude the Lockerbie bomber from the deal. The Times has learnt that the […]

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Craig Newmark

September 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Markets, Technology

I like Craig Newmark and admire him for what he has accomplished in this world  m Why Craigslist Is Such a Mess By Gary Wolf08.24.09 Craigslist founder Craig Newmark. Photo: PLATON The Internet’s great promise is to make the world’s information universally accessible and useful. So how come when you arrive at the most popular dating site […]

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