Mirable dictu! CalPERS board members vote to preserve its practice of transcribing board meetings, an important component of accountability and transparency.
Friday, March 23, 2018
If you’ve created an account, you can never escape Facebook. But you can at least stop making things worse for yourself.
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Readers, I apologize for missing yesterday’s Water Cooler; I slipped a mental cog and got the day wrong. (I work not on calendar time, but on Naked Capitalism time, and when I mentally filed that I was “on for Links Monday” I thought “Oh, I’ll do Water Cooler after Links.” […]
SEC makes record whistleblower award, while meanwhile an Ethics and Compliance Initiative survey reports retaliation rates for reporting of corporate misconduct have doubled.
Not only was the bill for a toenail fungus topical cream shockingly high, but the pharmacy dispensing it was able to tap directly into the patient’s health reimbursement account.
Central banks are under more and more pressure to respond to public dissatisfaction with their stewardship. Is that such a bad thing?
Gaius Publius: Why Climate Activists Must Include Supply-Side Restrictions in Their Recommended Policy Mix
Another important, indeed necessary, policy measure in the climate change toolkit.
CalPERS Violates Law and Board Procedure: Cuts Microphone of Board Member Margaret Brown After Letting Her See Only Redacted Board Transcripts, Lodging Bogus Charges
CalPERS has been doing everything it can to keep new board member Margaret Brown from seeing recent closed session transcripts, including cooking up completely bogus, secret charges against her.
Uber faces a rumble from Barcelona’s taxi drivers.
A series of awfully convenient outages in Manhattan on Verizon’s DSL service raise the question of whether Verizon is gaming its just-inked settlement.
Interview with Adam Winkler about his book, We The Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights. The consequences of this victory skew US politics to benefit corporations at the expense of the public good.
How fiat money denialism, also know as austerity and deficit scaremongering, is undermining the public’s ability to tackle pressing challenges like climate change.
A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit last week axed the fiduciary rule– which the Trump Labor Department had delayed implementing. Now what? It’s over to the SEC.