From to , Joseph Borkin was the chief of the Patent and Cartel section of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, and was. THE CRIME AND PUNISHMENT OF I.G.. FARBEN. By Joseph Borkin. New York: The Free. Press. Pp Urban A. Lester. Richard N. Bagenslos. Joseph Borkin, 67, a Washington lawyer, author and former government official who wrote extensively on legal and economic issues, died.

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Inhe published his occupationally collected insights into the history of the I. But their position was answered back from the conservative as well as from the Marxist side as being unrealistic or, respectively, imperialist. Views Read Edit View history. The Struggle for Power that predicted, among other things, pay per view cable television and the Internet.

November in New York City ; died 5. Henry, and Shakespeare are but a small indication of his widely ranging interests.

Joseph Borkin made numerous trips to Southeast Asia in the fifties and especially ojseph Indonesia helping the fledgling nation to gain its footing by marshalling support within the United States Congress as well as among the American press corps. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Farben Cartelobituary, in: Schilder- en Tekenkunst Technieken: Joseph Borkin was an economist, legal scholar, educator and a fine writer. International cartels in the postwar world.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The latter was reprinted in seven different languages after his death. The Story of Industrial Offensive, Ziet u geen prijzen? He was also certain that Asia Pacific was destined to become the next great economic and cultural center of the world.

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Joseph Borkin’s other writings on vastly diverse subjects such as the Indonesian language, O. Untilhe was chief economist in the Antitrust agency and worked on the German IG Farben concern and its international cartel connections.


Examples of these are the portraits of Drew Pearson who was, at the time, the most famous American newspaper columnist and radio commentator, as well as Mr. This book combined a middle-class typical aversion against big business with a highly patriotic orientation. Initially, Borkin worked for the US Congress und for a committee of investigations of the US Senat on allegations of corruption against the munitions industry. Joseph Borkin served as chief economic advisor and attorney borkiin the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice during the presidency of Franklin D.

Joseph Borkin born Farben under the title ” Joseeph Crime and Punishment of I. Edwards and Wendell Berge of — the first mayor American pamphlet against international cartels. He made the family promise to keep the collection intact until after the artist had been dead for no less than fifteen years as he felt that the work of Affandi would be better appreciated after his death as it was the case with Van Gogh whose brilliance was only truly understood and fully appreciated after his death.

The New York Times wrote that it was “required reading for any course devoted to the social sciences” and included it on their list of one hundred best works of the twentieth century. Because of this ground-breaking work, all American law students are required to take a course in borlin ethics before they graduate.

Joseph Borkin

Joseph Borkin cultivated a relationship with President Sukarno in his capacity as an economic advisor and consultant to the President during the early years of Indonesia’s emergence as a nation.

Affandi painted portraits of the American leaders who helped champion the cause for Indonesian independence. The first meeting with Affandi left such an indelible impression on the collector that upon his return to the United States Joseph Borkin excitedly declared to his family, “I have just met the world’s next Van Gogh”. The Story of Industrial Offensive. It was during this period that he, as an avid art connoisseur, met bokin became friends with the Indonesian artist Affandi and, over the years, became bodkin single largest American collector of his works.


A book about the effectiveness of Antitrust prosecutions and one about the role of the lawyer in the Watergate scandal remained uncompleted. Borkin himself who, during this period, was known inside and outside of government as Indonesia’s best American friend in the west.

World monopoly and peace.

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In he co-authored a major book on cartels, Germany’s Master Plan, The Story of The Industrial Offensive which was acclaimed by the critics and grew into a huge best seller. President Sukarno, in fact, borkon to him as “Indonesia’s Lafayette” referencing the Frenchman who championed America’s cause during their war for independence with Josep and without whom, as some believed that, the United States may never have been born.

This was a radical jsoeph of the Roosevelt – progressiveswho were strong in the American political scene bodkin and Borkin was member of several professional associations of lawyers and also member of the American Economic Association and of the National Press Club.

This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Joseph Borkin was convinced that Affandi possessed a unique talent and was the bridge that connected the best of eastern and western art.

The work became a bestsellerwas sold in unchanged editions including a Chinese translation up toand even film rights had been sold.

He took over a lecture on business ethics at Catholic University of America. As early ashe co-authored a book on the yet unborn art of television titled, Television: Borkin was married with Pauline Borkin, they had two children.

Retrieved from ” https: The American Economic Review 33 2S. In addition, he taught courses on global economics and law at numerous joeeph.