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Aidan of Lindisfarne -- 31 August 2015 -- Mark 7

On 31st August we remember Aidan of Lindisfarne.  Aidan’s life is a reflection of the principle in the Gospel reading (Mk 7:15) when Jesus said that that uncleanness (and cleanness) comes from within, not from without.   642 more words



Much feted Yifei Li is in police custody following rumours of malpractice in China

“Chinese investors and regulators are beginning to understand that actually a hedge fund is about hedging,” Yifei Li (left) chairperson of hedge fund Man Group Plc’s China unit, explained recently. 467 more words

Bernie Madoff

Michelle Pfeiffer sarà nel cast del film Wizard of Lies. Il film, prodotto dalla HBO e diretto da Barry Levinson, si basa sulla vita criminosa dell’ americano Bernard Madoff, accusato di frode finanziaria di 65 miliardi di dollari perpetrata a scapito di migliaia di risparmiatori nel 2008 e per cui è stato condannato a 150 anni in prigione. 79 more words


HBO's Bernie Madoff Film With Robert De Niro Is Finally Getting Off The Ground

HBO has been trying to get their Bernie Madoff biopic off the ground since 2011, and now it seems like the stars have finally aligned. … 153 more words


The Capo di Tutti Capo of Capitalism

‘All economic and political institutions are contrivances that should serve the interests of the people. When they fail to do so, they should be replaced by something more responsive, more just, and more democratic.

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Economic History

See Richard Dreyfuss' Latest Portrait as Bernie Madoff

A picture-perfect portrayal?

In preparation for his title role in ABC’s upcoming miniseries Madoff, Richard Dreyfuss recreated the Ponzi schemer’s infamous portrait in front of his Lichtenstein collection. 83 more words

Irwin Lipkin, Last Madoff Scheme Defendant, Gets 6 Months In Prison

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A judge sentenced the last defendant in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme case on Wednesday to six months in prison.

The sentencing for Irwin Lipkin marked the end of a prosecution that lasted more than six years and dispelled claims by Madoff that he acted alone in pulling off his epic Ponzi scheme that bilked investors of billions. 385 more words