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Last Build Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:55:04 +0000


In Brexit Tug-of-War, EU Aims at City of London’s Tax-Haven Empire

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:55:04 +0000

The Brexit row over banking is starting is to come out into open....

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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:55:42 +0000


The Long-Term Care Crisis: Premiums Exploding, Leaving Seniors With “An Awful Choice”

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:56:18 +0000

More on the long-term care insurance train wreck.

5 Ways Capitalist Logic Has Sabotaged the Scientific Community

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:01:28 +0000

A useful short list on how commercial and competitive pressures have undermined good scientific practice.

How Amazon’s Accounting Makes Rich People’s Income Invisible

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:31:28 +0000

How Amazon's predatory non-profit model is a particularly potent form of rent extraction.

2:00PM Water Cooler 1/17/2018

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:00:51 +0000

Today's Water Cooler: Obama legacy, "the Resistance," #MeToo, industrial production, robot cars, bitcoin, Catherine MacKinnon, Taft-Hartley

Carillion Must Now Also Face Justice for Blacklisting Trade Unionists

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:55:28 +0000

More on Carillion's bad deeds.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:55:12 +0000


How Black Businesses Helped Save the Civil Rights Movement

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:38:57 +0000

How black business owners helped support the Civil Rights campaign in the US.

Lawsuit Against Blackstone, KKR/Prisma, PAAMCO, Kentucky Retirement System, and Others Has Major Implications for Public Pension Funds

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:20:08 +0000

A case filed at the end of last year, Mayberry v. KKR, hasn’t gotten the attention it warrants. The suit, which we’ve embedded at the end of this post, was filed on behalf of the beneficiaries of Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS), the state’s public pension fund and its taxpayers, against Blackstone, KKR/Prisma, and PAAMCO for […]