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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Last month, shareholder pressure almost caused the breaking up of the Time Warner Corporation. We’ve seen the imperial CEO for some time, but is increased corporate democracy leading to the rise of the imperial shareholder? Plus Israeli consul general, Arye Mekel on the outcome of the Israeli elections and what it means in a post-Sharon era.

Yankee, Go Home!

Andrea Bernstein, WNYC reporter,
-on George Steinbrenner's Battle of the Bronx


Olmert's Options

Arye Mekel, Israeli consul-general in New York,
-on Israel's election

» Israel's consulate in New York


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Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard professor of law, economics and finance and director of Harvard's Program on Corporate Governance,
- argues in favor of greater shareholder democracy
Stephen Bainbridge, corporate law professor at UCLA,
- argues for executive perogative

» Lucian Bebchuk bio ...


Be Our Guest?

Sonia Ramirez, legislative representative on immigration for the AFL-CIO,
-on the proposal to create a guest worker program

» "Statement by AFL-CIO President John Sweeney on Immigration Bill in Senate" from 3/28/06



In case you were wondering why he always asks to have all his TVs on Fox (thanks, Smokinggun), this email from the White House press office is illuminating:


New Duane Reade Honcho Acknowledges Their Stores Are Really Annoying

Unfortunately, it's a subscription-only article in Crain's, but the rules of fair use allow us to share this with you (we think):


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