<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>Naked Capitalism on the <a href="http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/01/is-management-getting-worse.html">effect of short-termism on management</a></p> <p>Marginal Revolution on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/01/the-tragedy-of-the-anti-commons.html">"IP feudalism" and the shrinking of the public domain</a></p> <p>Clay Shirky on <a href="http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2012/01/newspapers-paywalls-and-core-users/">newspapers' cultural attachment to paywalls</a></p> <p>Alphaville on the <a href="http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2012/01/03/815671/pawnbrokers-of-last-resort-when-a-pound-of-flesh-is-not-enough/">Shakespearian lessons of collateralized lending</a></p> <p>Slate on what <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_reckoning/2012/01/05/where_is_europe_s_james_madison_.html">Europe could learn from the U.S. ditching the Articles of Confederation</a></p> <p>Marginal Revolution on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2011/12/roman-empire-more-equal-than-the-united-states.html">how the Roman Empire was more equal than the U.S. </a></p> <p>The Washington Post on <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/apple-archives-document-company-history/2011/12/29/gIQAdbTHOP_video.html">the history of Apple (video)</a></p> <p>The Nation on how<a href="http://www.thenation.com/blog/165355/campaign-century-when-upton-sinclair-sparked-birth-modern-election-tactics"> Sinclair's "99 percent" movement led to the modern election campaign</a></p> <p>The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on the <a href="http://www.chicagofed.org/digital_assets/publications/working_papers/2011/wp2011_15.pdf">cost of banking panics in an age before "too big to fail"</a></p> </body> </html>