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The collapse of Drexel Burnham Lambert: a story of insider trading and greed

In the 1980s, Michael Milken was known in Wall Street as the “The Junk Bond King“. A junk bond, also called a… 452 more words


Gay rights Gordon Gekko hedge fund vampire paid Fake Trump Dossier firm, Little Marco goes under the bus

By John Miller

Saturday the 28th of October, 2017

Meet Paul Singer, the man who predicted that Donald Trump’s election could cause a widespread global depression, but then gave $1 million to the Trump inaugural committee and watched in amazement as GEOTUS and Wall Street went on a bull run that so far has created 5.2 Trillion dollars of new wealth. 717 more words

Greed is Good, But Contentment is Better

“Greed, for the lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.

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“Greed Is Good” Turns 30

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

Few films define the decadent decade of the 1980s as accurately and with such brutal honesty as Oliver Stone’s “Wall Street.” Not only did Stone introduce audiences to a name now synonymous with greed—Gordon Gekko—but he also crafted a film that captured the turbulence and consequences of the corrupt, cocaine-fueled world of finance. 476 more words


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"Make American Loitering Great Again" - A Conversation with Leland Cheuk

Leland Cheuk is a big part of the Flapperhouse family: he has performed at three of our readings, and contributed three excellent flash fictions to our Summer 2017 issue (including… 1,531 more words


Gordon Gekko had the best phone ever.

When someone says the 1980s to me this is the visual I conjure: corporate raider Gordon Gekko just chilling on his wee private beach, making plans at dawn to change the world with Bud Fox. 20 more words