Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Voodoo Academia

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Monday’s Wall Street Journal featured an article titled “The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility,” by Professor Aneel Karnani of the University of Michigan’s Business School. The take-the-cake lines in Karnani’s thesis: ”a focus on social responsibility will delay or discourage more-effective measures to enhance social welfare in those cases where profits and the public good […]

Vacation Reveries

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I have been out of the office for the past two weeks. The break was overdue—I was getting groggy in the afternoon, relying on a Diet Pepsi for energy to get through the day. I can always tell when it is time to go back to work. My right arm and back ache from too […]

The Man Who Sold America

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I am on vacation for this week and the next. My days include going to the grocery store, playing tennis, riding my bike, going to the beach with my kids and picking tomatoes. But above all, I love to sit on the back porch, reading books that will entertain and inform me. I have just […]

A Moral Man

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I had an hour long meeting this morning with Elie Wiesel — professor at Boston University, Nobel Laureate, writer (57 books) and Holocaust survivor. Our firm is doing pro-bono work for the Prix Gallien, a world life sciences forum being held in New York City at the end of September. Professor Wiesel is involved with […]

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