Zakaria apologized for lifting another writer’s work. But he's not guilty. By Edward Jay Epstein.
The Times cited a study calling 10 percent of finance workers ‘clinical psychopaths’—and then issued a correction.
With fears of a recession looming, the U.S. may be the next Japan. By Edward Jay Epstein.
Why did an hour pass after the alleged attack before the authorities were contacted?
Edward Jay Epstein counts backward from Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s checkout to the moment the maid entered his room, and the result is surprising.
The new Home Premiere service, which will allow movie viewers to watch new films for $30 each in the comfort of their own home, may well make lots of money for movie studios—but it could prove fatal to theaters, says Edward Jay Epstein.
Some feeder funds, which directed money Bernie Madoff's way, ended up hundreds of millions of dollars in the black. So why are they claiming ignorance of his crimes—or worse, describing themselves as “the greatest Madoff victim”?
Why did Quadrangle Group, run by Steven Rattner whom the president has chosen as the auto industry’s fix-it man, have a subsidiary buy the DVD rights to Chooch, a movie co-produced by a pension-fund official? It’s among the many things New York's attorney general needs to figure out.
Eliot Spitzer wants to know if the bailout of AIG was an inside deal among Goldman Sachs, the Treasury, and the Fed. Edward Jay Epstein, who has been unraveling conspiracy theories since the Warren Commission, examines the evidence.
When Yale’s endowment fund was soaring, other Ivies rushed to copy the “alternative investment strategy” of chief investment officer David Swensen. Now those funds are a shadow of their former size—and it may be months before we know the full extent of the damage.