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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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.

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In addition, he taught courses on global economics and law at numerous universities. This was a radical position of the Roosevelt – progressiveswho were strong in the American political scene between and 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.

November in New York City ; died 5. Inhe published his occupationally collected insights into the history of the I. Edwards and Wendell Berge of — the first mayor American pamphlet against international cartels.

Borkin himself who, during this period, was known inside and outside of government as Indonesia’s best American friend in the west. Joseph Borkin served as chief economic advisor and attorney in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice during the presidency of Franklin D. Examples of these are the portraits of Drew Pearson who was, at boorkin time, the most famous American newspaper columnist and radio commentator, as well bborkin Mr. Joseph Borkin was an economist, legal scholar, educator and a fine writer.

Joseph Borkin was convinced that Affandi possessed a unique talent and was the bridge that connected the best of eastern and western art. In he co-authored a major book on cartels, Jpseph Master Plan, The Story of The Industrial Offensive which was acclaimed by the critics and grew into a huge best seller.


Joseph Borkin

The latter was reprinted in seven different languages after borkiin death. Untilhe was chief economist in the Antitrust agency and worked on the German IG Farben concern and its international cartel connections.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. International cartels in the postwar world. He was also certain that Asia Pacific was destined to become the next great economic and cultural center of the world.

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

Joseph Borkin born Borkin was member of several professional associations of lawyers and also member of the American Economic Association and of the National Press Club. 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. The Struggle for Power that predicted, among other things, pay per view cable television and the Internet. The Story of Industrial Offensive, Views Read Edit View history. Because of this ground-breaking work, all American law students are required to take a course in judicial ethics before they graduate.

Joseph Borkin’s other writings on vastly diverse subjects such as the Indonesian language, O. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Farben Cartelobituary, in: 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 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.


Henry, and Shakespeare are but a small indication of his widely ranging interests. Schilder- en Tekenkunst Technieken: Retrieved from ” https: Borkin was married with Pauline Borkin, they had two children. Affandi painted portraits of the American leaders who helped champion the cause for Indonesian independence. The work became a bestsellerwas sold in unchanged editions including a Chinese translation josepb toand even film rights had been sold.

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Farben under the title ” The Crime and Punishment of I. World monopoly and peace.

This book combined a middle-class typical aversion against big business with a highly patriotic orientation. Ziet u geen prijzen?

The Crime and Punishment of I.G. Farben

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

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 jsoeph television titled, Television: The first meeting with Affandi borki 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”.