Simon Johnson thinks that the recently passed Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Bill is not unlike the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890. It includes a provision where federal regulators have “the right and the responsibility to limit the scope of big banks and, as necessary, break them up when they pose a ‘grave risk’ to financial stability.” Johnson thinks that if just one regulator uses these extraordinary powers to break up too-big-to-fail banks just once, it will send a powerful message.
Because the milk was thin and had an unnatural, bluish tint, vendors stirred in additives such as chalk, flour, eggs, and Plaster-of-Paris.
Huge shifts in the workforce demand real-world changes in management practices; “command-and-control” no longer cuts it.
"When Harry Met Sally" lied to you.
Humanity is never fully in control of its creations. This lesson from Mary Shelley has remained relevant for over 200 years.
There are issues with Kinsey's data, but his books revolutionized Americans' thinking about sex and sexuality.