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Financial Times’ FundFire Unambiguously Confirms Our Reporting of Misrepresentations by CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost

Financial Times’ FundFire reporter Fola Akinnibi has written three stories this week that referred to misrepresentations made by CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost during and after her hiring by the giant pension fund. His latest report, CalPERS CEO Misstated Educational Background During Hiring Process (no online version) not only flatly calls out Frost’s falsehoods, but also […]


Democrats Can Block the Kavanaugh Nomination If They Want To

By Gaius Publius, a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States and frequent contributor to DownWithTyranny, digby, Truthout, and Naked Capitalism. Follow him on Twitter @Gaius_Publius, Tumblr and Facebook. GP article archive  here. Originally published at Common Dreams If Democratic votes put Kavanaugh on the Court, the nation will be harmed […]