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“Occupy Wall Street”

October 7th, 2011 in Banking, Opinion 0 comments

The following opinion piece on the “Occupy Wall Street” movement is written by School of Law professor Tamar Frankel, an authority on securities law, corporate governance, and legal ethics:     The big banks are not private business enterprises. They are public utilities — public service entities — that are supported by taxpayers’ money. Therefore,… MORE

Campaign 2012: Role of foreign policy

October 7th, 2011 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Videos 0 comments

As Mitt Romney prepares to give his first major foreign policy speech, international relations professor William Keylor discusses how foreign policy will factor into the 2012 presidential election. Contact Keylor at 617-358-0197; wrkeylor@bu.edu

Apple after Jobs

October 6th, 2011 in Business 0 comments

School of Management professor James Post, an authority on corporate governance and business ethics, is the author of Business and Society: Corporate Strategy, Public Policy, and Ethics. He offers the following comment on the death of Steve Jobs and the future of Apple: “There are many lessons to be drawn from the life of Steve… MORE

Egypt/Israel tensions mount

October 5th, 2011 in International Relations, Opinion 0 comments

The following opinion piece is written by journalism professor Robert Zelnick, a former ABC News foreign correspondent. He is also a Hoover Institution fellow, and author of Israeli Unilateralism: Beyond Gaza. “Publicly, Egyptian officials failed to acknowledge the growth of serious political problems since the dramatic revolution of this past summer. But recent visitors to… MORE