Eric Holder, Wall Street Double Agent, Comes in From the Cold
Barack Obama’s former top cop cashes in after six years of letting banks run wild
Funny, you don’t hear any libertarians or Tea Partiers carping about this, just …
More reasons to hate Amazon: Ursula Le Guin is right about their model of books as commodities “written fast, sold cheap, dumped fast”
The online bookseller does more than just shut down indie bookstores, says the venerable fantasy author
How to demolish the oligarchy in 3 easy steps
American democracy has been tainted by lobbying and corporate interests. How do we fix it? Blow it all up
This is a nice clean summary of some of the pivotal …
Will HSBC Deal Come Back to Haunt Loretta Lynch?
Deal to save HSBC’s American office looks very bad in retrospect
Got to be read to be believed, but the gist of the matter is the ‘punishment’ that our so-called …
The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke
Werner Koch’s code powers the email encryption programs around the world. If only somebody would pay him for the work.
Also interesting comments here.
The Most Important Trial in America
The federal government’s case against the proprietor of a ‘darknet’ website could forever alter how we all use the Internet.
This is something that deserves higher visibility, so I will do my small …
The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare
Matt has moved back to Rolling Stone and I am starting to catch up on his old posts, so this might be the first of a few. I have often …
Have yourself an inefficient Christmas
This may not be as amusing to my reader(s) as it is to me, but what the heck, I have been rather serious on this blog for a while…
The idea is that there …
When charter schools are nonprofit in name only
Many institutions are paying for-profit companies for management services, and regulators are taking notice
The rich get richer, the taxpayer takes it in the ass. Ain’t America Grand?
Moveon.org has decided …
The Astonishing Story of the Federal Reserve on 9-11
Yes, I know that the Fed really isn’t part of the govt, so this really isn’t praise for the govt, but it is an amazing read and remarkably gripping considering …