Today’s Water Cooler: TPP and COP21, white working class, retail, Clinton corruption, McKibben, the ancien regime’s money, LSD in the Valley
Monday, November 30, 2015
How Argentina’s former president Kirchner’s loss is vulture fund chief Paul Singer’s big win.
CalPERS’ Scandal-Ridden Fiduciary Counsel Ducks Jacksonville Subpoena; City Files Suit Alleging Illegal Creation of Gold-Plated Pension Fund
The not-so-savory reputation of CalPERS’ fiduciary counsel, Robert Klausner, took another hit as his criminal attorney ducked a Jacksonville subpoena.
Harvard Professor Josh Lerner Gave Weak and Internally Contradictory Plug for Private Equity at CalPERS Workshop
Harvard’s Professor Josh Lerner gave CalPERS what was presumably a pep talk for investing in private equity that was so contradictory as to amount to a case against it.
Democrats who voted for TPP Fast Track were not forced to do so by their conservative districts.
Osama Bin Laden’s cave — and Plato’s.
The highest grade (the least corruption) goes to Alaska: C.
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Introducing the second part of the must-see series by Adam Curtis.
Labour20 set forth important goals not just for labor but for the economy and broader society. But does organized labor have the credibility to promote these aims?
Today’s Water Cooler: TTIP and the Mittelstand, Clinton small ball, peak Trump?, driverless cars, sarcasm, Michael Jackson’s moonwalk
An Adam Curtis documentary on the similarities between the politics of neo-conservatives, and the politics of Islamist radicals.