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Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

November 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

 

Chase Isn’t the Only Bank in Trouble – mtaibbi   rollingstone
Wage Stagnation and Market Outcomes – economix   nytimes
RIP, American Dream? Why It’s So Hard for the Poor to Get Ahead Today – theatlantic
Introducing ‘The Tuition is Too Damn High’ – 10parts   washingtonpost
After the Meltdown – publicintegrity
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Tell him I was too fucking busy– or vice versa.

September 17th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

 

CourtVision: The Year in Scoring – grantland

How did Qatar get the World Cup? – reddit

A’s roster a modern marvel – espn
The Definitive Case of Whether the A’s or Giants Once Controlled San Jose – bizofbaseball
Erroneous Story Claiming Houston Astros Most-Profitable Ever A Massive Strikeout – forbes
The art of scoring [...]

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the difference between doing something and doing nothing at all turns out to be a huge difference

August 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

 

The Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis
‘You F–ked Up, You Trusted Us’: Talking Ratings Agencies
Everything is Rigged, Vol. 9,713: This Time, It’s Currencies
Chase, Once Considered ‘The Good Bank,’ Is About to Pay Another Massive Settlement
Chase Made Errors in Nine Percent of Credit-Card Collection Lawsuits, Internal Survey Finds
New Bank Investigations: [...]

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occupying the bracingly tart if narrow interval separating the hopelessly bland from the unspeakably vile

August 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

 

Behavioral Economics for Kids [pdf]
Brain, Interrupted – nytimes
The Art of Comics No. 1: Interview R. Crumb-
Bill Nye: Firebrand for Science, and Big Man on Campus – nytimes
Top 10 Iconic Data Graphics – fastcolabs
Salt Lake City, Utah – This is the place – dbyrne
Why Rational People Buy Into [...]

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At it’s core, it’s just creative lying

August 12th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

 

The Bradley Manning Verdict and the Dangerous “Hacker Madness” Prosecution Strategy – eff
What It Means to Be An NSA “Target”: New Information Shows Why We Need Immediate FISA Amendments Act Reform – eff
How to Decode the True Meaning of What NSA Officials Say – slate
In Secret, Court Vastly Broadens Powers of [...]

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Politics determine who has the power, not who has the truth.

June 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

 

Why Are Homeowners Being Jailed for Demanding Wall Street Prosecutions? – rollingstone
Unions to Banks: Pay Up – americanprospect
CEO Pay 1,795-to-1 Multiple of Wages Skirts U.S. Law – bloomberg
Too-Big-to-Fail Takes Another Body Blow – mtaibbi   rollingstone
Deja Vu on the Hill: Wall Street Lobbyists Roll Back Finance Reform, Again – mtaibbi [...]

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Baseball is all about the acronyms and the link to other acronyms

May 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

 

Organizational Architecture of College Sports Behind the Scandals
Maintaining a Credible Threat – thesportseconomist

Is Your Team’s Owner a Major League Asshole? – motherjones
Segura’s baserunning adventures [video] – mlb
MLB uniforms 2013 – flipflopflyball
Can money buy baseball glory? [interactive] – latimes
Team-building with Billy Beane and Theo Epstein – providencejournal
Why the [...]

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our treatment of our most vulnerable citizens is a measure of our dignity as a society

April 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

 

State-Wrecked: The Corruption of Capitalism in America – dstockman   nytimes
Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws – mtaibbi   rollingstone
Drug Offenses, Not Violent Crime, Filling Up Federal Prisons – ibtimes
U.N. rights chief calls for closure of Guantanamo prison
As It Spied on Occupy Wall Street, Department of [...]

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The overwhelming, driving bias of the US media is subservience to power, whoever happens to be wielding it.

March 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

 

9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact [video] – upworthy
The benefits of increased productivity over the last 35 years have not gone to the middle class [chart] – stateofworkingamerica
Before Greed: Americans Didn’t Always Yearn for Riches – bostonreview
An Embarrassment of Riches: Literature and the Ethics of [...]

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bobbing there like a meat slinky dangling over a bottom step.

March 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

 

Gangster Bankers: Too Big to Jail – mtaibbi   rollingstone
How Bankers Help Drug Traffickers and Terrorists – nytimes
How Colombian drug traffickers used HSBC to launder money – reuters
No Mortgage Lenders in Jail, but a Borrower Lands There – nytimes
Former Icelandic bank executives jailed for fraud – independent

Why It’s Smart [...]

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