Category Archives: George Soros

StopRush: Demand William Jacobson Include the Volunteers

The mustard-obsessed Associate Clinical Professor at Cornell Law School still has me unsettled this morning. It isn’t that I crave credit for myself in the mythopoeia of his paranoid style, it’s that an enormous number of people have taken part … Continue reading

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George Soros Remaking Economics

Uh-oh, break out your tinfoil-hat. George Soros is spending $50 million to shake up the American economics profession, gathering some of the leading practitioners of the market-skeptic school, who were marginalized during the era of “free-market fundamentalism,” among them Nobelists … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just America

Paul Krugman gets it: How did this global debt crisis happen? Why is it so widespread? The answer, I’d suggest, can be found in a speech Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, gave four years ago. At the time, Mr. … Continue reading

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