- Mar. 14, 2012 9:58 amBy louisehartmann
Former Goldman Sachs Executive Director Greg Smith recently resigned from the banking giant, and today in a New York Times op-ed blew the whistle on what he called a “toxic and destructive” environment within the bank. Smith writes, “I believe I have worked here long enough to understand the trajectory of its culture, its people and its identity.
- Mar. 13, 2012 1:40 pmBy shawnt56
- Mar. 13, 2012 10:05 amBy louisehartmann
Food prices have increased 4.4% in the last year – nearly twice as much as all other consumer goods. And a new study out of the New England Complex Systems Institute argues that Wall Street speculators are the ones driving up the price this year – just like they did in 2008 – when a billion people around the planet were pushed to the brink of starvation, and unrest and food riots swept the globe.
The new study forecasts anothe
- Mar. 12, 2012 11:21 amBy shawnt56
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- Mar. 12, 2012 9:49 amBy louisehartmann
The dogs of war were released in Afghanistan more than a decade ago – and are now out of our control. News broke this week of a murder spree in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province committed by at least one US soldier against Afghan civilians. Reuters reports that as many as 3 American soldiers, who appeared to be drunk, opened fire in a small village at around 2am Sunday morning – shooting dead 16 civilians – including nine children.
- Mar. 10, 2012 1:07 pmBy SueN
- Mar. 9, 2012 3:59 pmBy SueNOur democracy is screwed.