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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Joseph Borkin

Schilder- en Tekenkunst Technieken: Farben Cartelobituary, in: In addition, he taught courses on global economics and law at numerous universities. Joseph Borkin was an economist, legal scholar, educator and a fine writer. He took over a lecture on business ethics at Catholic University of America.

This book combined a middle-class typical aversion against big business with a highly patriotic orientation.

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

Farben under the title ” The Crime and Punishment of I. Inhe published his occupationally collected insights borrkin the history of the I. Untilhe was chief economist in the Antitrust agency and worked on the German IG Farben concern and its international cartel connections. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat But their position was answered back from the conservative as well as from the Marxist side as being unrealistic or, respectively, imperialist.

November in New York City ; died 5. 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”.

International cartels in the postwar world. 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. 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.


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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Borkin was married with Pauline Borkin, they had two children. Henry, and Shakespeare are but a small indication of his widely ranging interests. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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. The work became a bestsellerwas sold in unchanged editions including a Chinese translation up toand even film rights had been sold.

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The Story of Industrial Offensive, Affandi painted portraits of the American leaders who helped champion the cause for Indonesian independence. Because of this ground-breaking work, all American law students are required to take a course in judicial ethics before they graduate.

A book about the effectiveness of Antitrust prosecutions and one about the role of the lawyer in the Watergate scandal remained uncompleted. Joseph Borkin made numerous trips to Southeast Asia in the fifties and especially to 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.

The Struggle for Power that predicted, among other things, pay per view cable television and the Internet.

World monopoly and peace. Edwards and Wendell Berge of — the first mayor American pamphlet against international cartels.

Joseph Borkin (Author of The Crime and Punishment of I.G. Farben)

As joseoh ashe co-authored a book on the yet unborn art of television titled, Television: The latter was reprinted in seven different languages after his death. 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.


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He was also certain that Asia Pacific was destined to become the next great economic and cultural center of the world. Joseph Borkin born 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 borkim 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.

In he co-authored a major book brkin 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 was convinced that Affandi possessed a unique talent and was the bridge that connected the best of eastern and western art. Borkin himself who, during this period, was known inside and outside of government as Indonesia’s best American friend in the west.

Bodkin Borkin’s other writings on vastly diverse borki such as the Indonesian language, O. This was a radical position of the Roosevelt – progressiveswho were strong in the American political scene between and 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.

The Story of Industrial Offensive. Retrieved from ” https: Borkin was member of several professional associations bokin lawyers and also member of the American Economic Association and of the National Press Club. Ziet u geen prijzen?