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Questioning the idea that drone attacks make us safer

From NBC News here:

The New York/New Jersey bombing suspect’s written praise for radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is another grim reminder that this icon of global jihad continues to inspire terror attacks long after he was killed in a U.S.

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The Collapse Of Civilization

Behold the wonder of Wall Street's financial innovation!

From CNBC here:

Wells Fargo has cut checks to the congressional campaigns of politicians on both sides of the aisle, including some who are questioning CEO John Stumpf on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

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OMG, my employees illegally opened 2 million accounts and I didn't know shit!

From Naked Capitalism here:

In our Brave New World of elite impunity, if Wells Fargo’s John Stumpf had been the captain of the Titanic, not only would the crash be the fault of the iceberg, but he would also make sure he got the first seat on the lifeboat.

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Bubba J. and the Pantsuit -- fighting for you!

From Naked Capitalism here:

…CEO compensation exploded starting in the 90s, and that this explosion was related to a shift towards companies providing compensation in the form of stock options.

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Could our tech overlords turn out to be nerdy robber barons?

From the BBC News here:

Amazon and Starbucks pay less tax in Austria than a local sausage stall, the country’s Chancellor Christian Kern has said in a newspaper interview.

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Never mind the privacy issues, Facebook's new teen app stupidizes everything in its path!

From here:

Lifestage, which launched in the US on Friday, is restricted to users under the age of 21. It’s designed to make it “easy and fun to share a visual profile of who you are with your school network”.

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How can idiot boy/king wanker Thomas Friedman continue to be employed by the NY Times?

From here:

Thomas Friedman’s economic illiteracy and sycophancy for Wall Street “elites” have never been in doubt, but he has (unknowingly) plumbed new depths in his columns advising Hillary Clinton to remake the Democratic Party in Bill’s image – by embracing Wall Street’s dream of deregulation.

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