Joe Nocera

12/18/2014 - 4:27am

    In the summer of 1991, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit overturned the conviction, for stock manipulation, of a man named John Mulheren.

    Mulheren was a stock trader who had been arrested three years earlier, at the behest of Rudolph...

11/27/2014 - 7:14pm

    The Uber app is a thing of beauty.

    You click a button, and it immediately shows you your location. You hit another button, and it tells you how quickly an Uber car will arrive to take you where...

11/27/2014 - 6:54pm

    This week marks the fifth anniversary of Sergei Magnitsky's death in a Russian prison. He was 37 years old, a member of the emerging middle class who worked as a lawyer for a man named Bill Browder, the leader of the largest Russia-only investment firm...

11/20/2014 - 2:30pm

    Is there anybody out there who opposes net neutrality?

    Net neutrality, of course, is the principle that calls for the Internet to remain free and open - with no "fast lanes" that would...

11/13/2014 - 4:04pm

    Mike Weisser is my favorite gun dealer. The longtime proprietor of the Ware Gun Shop in Ware, Massachusetts, Weisser, 70, estimates he has sold more than 40,000 guns in his career as a wholesaler and retailer. He also has a nice little business teaching a...

11/13/2014 - 3:30pm

    The day after the midterm elections, I met up with a man named Ira Glasser, the former longtime head of the American Civil Liberties Union. For days, the media had been full of news about the enormous sums of money likely to be spent by special-interest...

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