Behold the first clip from IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon," which may contain the sexiest recitation of a quote from Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" in television history, thanks to Tobey Maguire and Kristen Wiig.
"... the 'greed is good' ethos, whatever else may be wrong with it, is much sexier, more rebellious, and thus more appealing than staid bourgeois morality. But more to the point, it’s interesting that both [The Daily Caller's Matt] Lewis...Show More Summary
Bruce MacEwen of Adam Smith Esq. discusses law firm culture and the meaning of the word “entrepreneurial.”
An argument for hiring individual experts--or Super Specialists--instead of global consulting firms to solve your company's most pressing problems. What is "hyperspecialization?" It's a fancy way of saying economist Adam Smith was right: Divisions of labor result in lower costs, greater efficiencies, and higher quality. Show More Summary
A look at 3 of our ongoing survey projects: and a request for help with a new research initiative. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Adam Smith Esq, ATL Insider Survey, Bonuses, Compensation,...Show More Summary
Post by Deborah Cruz. I recently read a post by Seth Adam Smith who, after a year and a half of marriage, has declared that marriage is not for you. He says it's not something you do to make yourself happy. This declaration struck me as odd because, at least in some part, marriage is for you. Show More Summary
Despite having been married only a year and a half, Alaska-born blogger Seth Adam Smith recently come to the conclusion that "marriage isn't for me." Before you start making any assumptions, hear him out. Smith's column on marriage,Show More Summary
Despite the Recent Hype that Marriage Isn’t for You, It Actually Is. Here’s Why. — I’m sure by now you’ve read the viral post by Seth Adam Smith about Marriage Isn’t for You. In the article he states “True marriage (and true love) is never about you. It’s about the person you love — their […]
After falling in love with and getting married to his best friend, Kim, a year and a half ago, young author Seth Adam Smith admitted on his website that "marriage isn't for me" and it will surprise and even warm your heart to know w...
Adam Smith was a rather complex thinker
ByMichael Blair: The Chinese economy has baffled many observers. It behaves somewhat like an authoritarian state and somewhat like a capitalist country. Caught somewhere between Karl Marx and Adam Smith and without clear picture of where...Show More Summary
Michael Fassbender signs onto TRESPASS AGAINST US, directed by Adam Smith and with a score by The Chemical Brothers Read the full article on AICN Papa Vinyard here, now here's a little somethin' for ya... Jesus, this Fassbender fucker...Show More Summary
Many directors make their narrative feature debuts on small, making dirt-cheap indies with no-name leads. Not Adam Smith. The TV and music video helmer has set white-hot actor Michael Fassbender to star in his gangster pic Trespass Against Us, and The Chemical Brothers to score. The script, by Alastair Siddons, has Fassbender following the opposite […]
Michael Fassbender is in negotiations to star in gangster film Trespass Against Us, reports Variety. Adam Smith would be making his feature directorial debut on the project, which was written by Alastair Siddons, who will produce alongside...Show More Summary
British director Adam Smith will make his narrative feature debut with Trespass Against Us. Alastair Siddons penned the sript for the gangster pic and will produce with Gail Egan and Andrea Calderwood of Potboiler Productions (A Most Wanted Man). Show More Summary
Gavin Kennedy is tired of hearing people mischaracterize Adam Smith's views:... There are daily reports across the media and throughout academe of direct statements [that greed is good] from mainstream neoclassical economics, complete with endorsements of this mistaken theory...
Self-interest motivates Adam Smith's invisible hand, but economists may be taking it way too seriously. A blog post by Adam Grant in Psychology Today explores how economics majors are, on average, awful human beings. Grant quotes a study...Show More Summary
In 1776, Adam Smith famously wrote: "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest." Economists have run with this insight for hundreds of years, and some experts think they've run a bit too far. Show More Summary
by Sheldon Richman http://c4ss.org/content/22001 Full Context: The Centrist Corporate State Threatens Our Liberty In The Wealth of Nations Adam Smith famously wrote, “People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in … Continue reading ?