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The Sellout of the Ivory Tower, and the Crash of 2008 (Excerpt)

Charles Ferguson Huffingtonpost.com Many people who saw my documentary film about the 2008 economic crisis, Inside Job, found that the most surprising, and disturbing, portion of the film was its revelation of widespread conflicts of interest in universities, think tanks, … Continue reading

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Tony Judt’s Last Will

On August 6 2010 Tony Judt passed away at 62 due to the complications of the neuro-muscular disease ALS. Judt was a historian specializing in post-war Europe. But above all he was a great thinker about the political landscape we … Continue reading

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