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Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax Loopholes, and Mysterious I.R.A.

Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax Loopholes, and Mysterious I.R.A. | Thinking | Scoop.it
No wonder Mitt Romney doesn’t want his finances made public. His offshore accounts may operate in a legal gray zone, as Nicholas Shaxson reports, but is that where a presidential candidate should be?
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Episode 308 — RT

Episode 308 — RT | Thinking | Scoop.it
In this episode, Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, discuss ‘big boys’ and carding crimes, marmite pots and Olympic has-beens, wash trades and perfect games.
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University of Virginia Scandal Fingers Education's Corporate Masters

University of Virginia Scandal Fingers Education's Corporate Masters | Thinking | Scoop.it
For more than two weeks, the University of Virginia has been in an uproar over the abrupt resignation of school President Teresa Sullivan.
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Media, drones and rank propaganda

Media, drones and rank propaganda | Thinking | Scoop.it
As usual, the leading spokespeople for government policies are disguised as the nation's Adversarial Watchdog Press...
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REVEALED: Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don't want the government spying on you

REVEALED: Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don't want the government spying on you | Thinking | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was forced to release the list by a privacy watchdog group who filed a request under the Freedom of Information Act.
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College loans are next debt crisis - Fred Grimm - MiamiHerald.com

College loans are next debt crisis - Fred Grimm - MiamiHerald.com | Thinking | Scoop.it
Marlins Park, financed by bonds that will take four decades and $2.4 billion to pay off, makes a perfect setting for commencement exercises.
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In Miami, story of profits and layoffs highlights debate over Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain - Florida - MiamiHerald.com

In Miami, story of profits and layoffs highlights debate over Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain - Florida - MiamiHerald.com | Thinking | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney’s time at Bain Capital as a turnaround specialist and job creator is the backbone of his presidential run. But his experience with a Miami company paints a different portrait.
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Jamie Dimon And The Legitimacy Of The Federal Reserve System

Jamie Dimon And The Legitimacy Of The Federal Reserve System | Thinking | Scoop.it
By Simon Johnson There are two diametrically opposed views of how the largest financial companies in our economy operate. On the one hand, there are those like Charles Ferguson, director of the Aca...
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A User's Guide To Smoking Pot With Barack Obama

A User's Guide To Smoking Pot With Barack Obama | Thinking | Scoop.it

"Barry was quite the accomplished marijuana enthusiast back in high school and college. Excerpts from David Maraniss' Barack Obama: The Story dealing with the elaborate drug culture surrounding ..."  Still waiting for Barry to evolve or ahem...come back to his roots on the drug issue.  

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Accidentally Released - and Incredibly Embarrassing - Documents Show How Goldman et al Engaged in 'Naked Short Selling' | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone

Accidentally Released - and Incredibly Embarrassing - Documents Show How Goldman et al Engaged in 'Naked Short Selling' | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone | Thinking | Scoop.it
It doesnrsquo;t happen often, but sometimes God smiles on us.
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Walmart and the Dangers of Corporate Corruption

Walmart and the Dangers of Corporate Corruption | Thinking | Scoop.it
While bribes may make things run more smoothly in the short run, in the long run they hurt both the business of the bribers and the economies of the bribed...
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Injustices of Stop and Frisk

Injustices of Stop and Frisk | Thinking | Scoop.it
The mounting evidence of New York City’s stop-and-frisk program reveals a pattern of abusive policing that warrants the attention of the Justice Department.
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LIBOR Banking Scandal Deepens; Barclays Releases Damning Email, Implicates British Government | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone

This Libor-manipulation story grows crazier with each passing minute.
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PowellsBooks.Blog – Joseph E. Stiglitz: The Powells.com Interview - Powell's Books

PowellsBooks.Blog – Joseph E. Stiglitz: The Powells.com Interview - Powell's Books | Thinking | Scoop.it

Stiglitz seems to be saying what most thinking people already know.  His prescription for the problem and endorsement of Paul Krugman, who knows nothing of modern fianance and how debt affects his central bank created debt focused models tells me that reading this book won't do more than get people thinking about the problem.

 

Joseph E. Stiglitz: The Powells.com Interview by C. P. Farley : 'That's exactly another reason why societies with more inequality don't do as well.
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Dental Abuse Seen Driven by Private Equity Investments

Dental Abuse Seen Driven by Private Equity Investments | Thinking | Scoop.it
Isaac Gagnon stepped off the school bus sobbing last October and opened his mouth to show his mother where it hurt.
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The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia | Politics News | Rolling Stone

The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia | Politics News | Rolling Stone | Thinking | Scoop.it

Matt Taibbi's latest column on Wall Street greed

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Copylaundering: Jay Leno Airs Campaign Video From YouTube, NBC Claims Ownership Of Original | Techdirt

Copylaundering: Jay Leno Airs Campaign Video From YouTube, NBC Claims Ownership Of Original | Techdirt | Thinking | Scoop.it
This is easily one of the best responses to copyfraud I've ever read. Sure, Jay Leno is a pretty easy target for a roast, but musician Brian Kamerer does a brilliant job of taking him to task over a bogus YouTube takedown.
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BAILOUT: Former Bailout Watchdog Neil Barofsky to Release Tell-All Account Of Bush/Obama Administration Banking Policies « naked capitalism

BAILOUT: Former Bailout Watchdog Neil Barofsky to Release Tell-All Account Of Bush/Obama Administration Banking Policies « naked capitalism | Thinking | Scoop.it
Commentary on current economic and financial news.
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“What Scares Me Isn’t $2 Billion Loss JP Morgan Made, What Scares Me is the Record $19 Billion in Profits” « naked capitalism

“What Scares Me Isn’t $2 Billion Loss JP Morgan Made, What Scares Me is the Record $19 Billion in Profits” « naked capitalism | Thinking | Scoop.it
Commentary on current economic and financial news.
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How John Roberts Orchestrated Citizens United

How John Roberts Orchestrated Citizens United | Thinking | Scoop.it
As American politics assumes its new form in the post-Citizens United era, the credit or the blame goes mostly to Roberts...
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