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National Journal's Chief Correspondent Joins Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.29.2014 | Media

National Journal chief correspondent Michael Hirsh is leaving the publication to become national editor for Politico Magazine, according to emails obt...

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National Journal Owner Sides With Larry Summers Against His Own Magazine's Cover Story | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.28.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Last September, National Journal laid out the case against economist Larry Summers being named Federal Reserve chairman, just days before ...

New Economic Thinking Conference To Shatter Illusion of Control

Steve Clemons | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

As INET Executive Director Rob Johnson said, "last year's conference punctured the mystique of market stability (not to mention real events). This year, the conference will shatter the illusion of control."

Michael Hirsh's "Capital Offense"

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

There is a long and distinguished literature on what's known, in the sniffy French, as "la trahison des clerics" - the betrayal of the intellectuals. ...

Michael Hirsh: Barney Frank "Furious" About Criticisms Of His Financial Reform Bill | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Barney Frank is erupting, as only Barney Frank can. "How dare you!" he says. "How dare you accuse me of lying!" I am up on Capitol Hill to talk about ...

Nat. Security Advisor Jim Jones Makes Secret Trip To Pakistan | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Only hours before President Obama took off for Asia on Thursday, his national-security adviser landed in Pakistan on an unannounced trip to meet with ...

Newsweek: Credit Rating Agencies Are Getting Off Easy | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Moody's and Standard & Poor's, the two giants of the industry, are still around despite causing the loss of hundreds of billions of dollars by badly r...

Newsweek: Why The Financial Inquiry Commission Might Surprise Us | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

So the public may have just one chance left for satisfaction: Congress's Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, which started work Thursday. The early s...

Newsweek: Madoff Report Indicted Entire Regulatory System | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the days immediately after Bernie Madoff's arrest, some enforcement experts I talked to speculated that the errant financier might have been an hon...

Wall St.'s Monster Still Lives: Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase have reported huge profits, the Dow has made it past 9000, and Barack Obama has moved on to health care. The horror s...

Michael Hirsh: Milton Friedman And The Fed Bailout | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Anna Schwartz is 93 and has been working at the same place since 1941. She's that rarity in economics, or indeed any field: a living legend from anoth...

Newsweek's Michael Hirsh Transcribes McCain Campaign Spin on Energy

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Roberts

Hirsh can't be bothered to look into the competing policy proposals and assess which is more credible. Perhaps Newsweek could hire a research assistant to "search the web" for him?