Click Here to Read: Of Recent Interest: Nothing Personal, Just Business: A Guided Journey Into Organizatonal Darkness by Howard F. Stein on the Ernest Beeker Website on April 1, 20013.
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Click Here to Read: Medicare to Cover More Mental Health Costs By Judith Graham in The New York Times on December 27, 2013.
Click Here To Read: Oregon museum lands record-breaking Bacon painting by Maria Puente on the USA TODAY website on December 27, 2013.
Click Here to Read: China gets tough on environmental targets on the Xinjuanet website on December 25, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Fewer Psychiatrists Seen Taking Health Insurance By Robert Pear in The New York Times on December 11, 2013.
Click Here to Read: The secret buyer of Bacon’s $142M triptych is … By Emily Smith in The New York Post on November 19, 2013.
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Click Here to View: Electronic Medical Records and Privacy with WSJExperts on the The Wall Street Journel Spreecast on Teh Wall Street Journal website on November 18, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Khamenei controls massive financial empire built on property seizures By Reuters on the Al Arabiya website on the November 12, 2013.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei oversees an organization called Setad that has assets estimated at about $95 billion. (File photo: Reuters)
Click Here to Read: Why the Germans Haven’t Returned $1 Billion Worth of Nazi-Looted Paintings Munich authorities seem more interested in protecting an art dealer than in returning stolen works to their rightful heirs By Saul Austerlitz on the Tablet website on November 14, 2013.
A self portrait by Otto Dix is seen on screen at a press conference on Nov. 5, 2013, in Augsburg, Germany, on the discovery of nearly 1,500 paintings, including works by Picasso and Matisse, looted by the Nazis. (Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
Click Here to Read: Looted Treasures in Pandora’s Box on this website.
Click Here t Read: In a Rediscovered Trove of Art, a Triumph Over the Nazis’ Will on this website.
Click Here to Read: The Preschool Payoff By Kimberly Palmer on the US News on October 24, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Was Stalin Necessary for Russia’s Economic Development? by Anton Cheremukhin, Mikhail Golosov, Sergei Guriev and Aleh Tsyvinski on from National Bureau of Economic Research.
Click Here to Read: Was Stalin Necessary for Russia’s Economic Development? Anton Cheremukhin, Mikhail Golosov, Sergei Guriev, Aleh Tsyvinski from the Voxeu.org website on October 10, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Life with a narcissistic manager By Naomi Shragai in The Financial Times on October 28, 2013.
All about me: Meryl Streep as the domineering magazine editor Miranda Priestly in the film The Devil Wears Prada
Click Here to Read: John Thain’s $87,000 Rug Charlie Gasparino reveals how Merrill Lynch’s CEO spent over $1 million to redecorate his office last year—even as the firm faced a financial crisis on On a Daily Beast on January 22, 2009.
Click Here to Read: Twitter, Women and Power By Nichaolas D. Kristof in The New York Times on October 23, 2013
Click Here To Read: The Psychology of the Radical Right, Appendix to the Book The Middle Class Fights Back: How Progressive Movements Can Restore Democracy in America by Brian D’Agustino.
Click Here to Read: ‘Bad negotiators’: Experts say Congress is getting it wrong in fiscal talks By Carrie Dann on the NBC News website on October 16. 2013.
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, right, look at their notes during a ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in July.
Click Here to Read: The working class and the Detroit Industry murals at the DIA: Diego Rivera’s “Battle of Detroit” By Tom Mackaman and Jerry White on The World Socialist Web Site on October 3, 2013.
Demonstrators on Miller Road outside of the Rouge Plant flee as teargas and bullets are released on them by Dearborn Police and Ford Servicemen during the 1932 Ford Hunger March [Source: Reuther Library]
Click Here to Read: It Captures Your Mind: Review of Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir Reviewed by Cass R. Sunstein on the New York Review of Books website and in the September 26, 2013 issue.
Click Here to Read: Meet the American Banker Who Helped Hitler Loot Jewish Gold—While Spying for the OSS Thomas McKittrick, head of the Swiss-based Bank for International Settlements, was a key go-between for the Axis and the Allies By Adam LeBor on the Tablet website on August 30, 2013.
Thomas Harrington McKittrick (date unknown) and the BIS headquarters in 1931, in a former hotel in Basel, Switzerland.(Collage Tablet Magazine; original photos courtesy of BIS)
Click Here to Read: Poor people aren’t stupid; bad decisions are from being overwhelmed, study finds by Naggie Fox on the In Plain Sight webste on August 29, 2013 .
Poorer people make bad decisions, such as using pawn shops to raise cash, according to the study.