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Journalism

REVIEW: Kogan Water Resistant Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Up until this week there was really only one place I couldn’t listen to podcasts- in the shower. Perish the thought that I might have to spend 10 minutes each day alone with my own mind… but as you can probably tell by now, I am a high functioning addict of quality audio content. 539 more words

The Secret Goldman Tapes

It’s the kind of bombshell that, once it goes off, surprises no one at all. The American public is used to reports of bad behavior from banks and a complete lack of apparent regulation to stop abusive behavior. 745 more words

Nooze

Secret Tapes from Inside the Federal Reserve

I’ve spent my morning with Carmen Segarra’s secret tapes from inside the New York Federal Reserve, as reported by Jake Bernstein of ProPublica and Brian Reed of… 363 more words

Senators call for hearings on the New York Federal Reserve tapes on Goldman Sachs

After the story of Carmen Segarra’s New York Federal Reserve tapes were published, Goldman Sachs revealed that the company is changing its conflict of interest policy. 40 more words

Government

The Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes

Probably most people would agree that the people paid by the U.S. government to regulate Wall Street have had their difficulties. Most people would probably also agree on two reasons those difficulties seem only to be growing: an ever-more complex financial system that regulators must have explained to them by the financiers who create it, and the ever-more common practice among regulators of leaving their government jobs for much higher paying jobs at the very banks they were once meant to regulate. 151 more words

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