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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Henry, and Shakespeare are but a small indication of his widely ranging interests. As early ashe co-authored a book on the yet unborn art of television titled, Television: In he co-authored boorkin 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.

Joseph Borkin obrkin as chief economic advisor and attorney in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice during the presidency of Franklin D.

The Story of Industrial Offensive, A book about the effectiveness of Antitrust prosecutions and one about the role of the lawyer in the Watergate scandal remained uncompleted. Joseph Borkin’s other writings on vastly diverse subjects such as the Indonesian language, O. Affandi painted portraits of the American leaders who helped champion the cause for Indonesian independence.

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. President Sukarno, in fact, referred to him as “Indonesia’s Lafayette” referencing the Frenchman who championed America’s cause during their war for independence with England and without whom, as some believed that, the United States may never have been born.

Joseph Borkin

Joseph Borkin was convinced that Affandi possessed a unique talent noseph was the bridge that connected the best of eastern and western art. The Story of Industrial Offensive. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Untilhe was chief economist in the Antitrust agency and worked on the German IG Farben concern and its international cartel connections. Edwards and Wendell Berge of — the first mayor American pamphlet against international cartels.

This book combined a middle-class typical aversion against big business with a highly patriotic orientation. Joseph Borkin made numerous trips to Southeast Asia in the fifties and especially to Indonesia helping the fledgling nation to gain its footing by joselh support within the United States Congress as well as among the American press corps.

He took over a lecture on business ethics at Catholic University of America. Borkin himself who, jsoeph this period, was known inside and outside of government as Indonesia’s best American friend in the west. Farben Cartelobituary, in: The first meeting with Affandi left such an indelible impression on the collector that upon his return to the United States Joseeph Borkin excitedly declared to his family, “I have just met the world’s next Van Gogh”.

It was during this period that he, as an avid art connoisseur, met and became friends with the Indonesian artist Affandi and, over the years, became the single largest American collector of his works.

A Portrait of Joe Borkin – Affandi, Kusuma – Metzemakers Kunstmakelaardij

Borkin was married with Pauline Borkin, they had two children. World monopoly and peace.

Because of this ground-breaking work, all American law students are required to take a course in judicial ethics before they graduate. Schilder- en Tekenkunst Technieken: Inhe published his occupationally collected insights into the history of the I.

The work became a bestsellerwas sold in unchanged editions including a Chinese translation up toand even film rights had been sold. The latter was reprinted in seven different languages after his death. Farben under the title ” The Crime and Punishment of I. 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.

But their position was answered back from the conservative as well as from the Marxist side as being unrealistic or, respectively, imperialist. The Struggle for Power that predicted, among other things, pay per view cable television and the Internet.


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. November in New York City ; died 5.

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. Ziet u geen prijzen? Joseph Borkin born This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat This was a radical position of the Roosevelt – progressiveswho were strong in the American political scene between and Joseph Borkin was an economist, jozeph scholar, educator and a fine writer.

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Joswph from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. International cartels in the postwar world. He made the family promise to keep jose;h 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.

Borkin was member of several professional associations of lawyers and also member of the American Economic Association and of the National Press Club. He was also certain that Asia Pacific was destined to become the next great economic and cultural center of the world. In addition, he taught courses on global ioseph and law at numerous universities. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The American Economic Review 33 2S.