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...my brother's keeper? another 'pen', or a better baltimore?...

…whew! so, west baltimore is finally gone, ‘disappeared’ from the impatient US MSM, back to its invisibility. even if of stark poverty, destitution and hopelessness… 1,264 more words

Democracy

Baltimore, MD - Just One of the Many Grim, Social Tragedies in the US

The shame they had hoped would stay hidden. And quiet, docile, they had expected ‘these people’ would remain. Not so.

Grim, fickle fate awaited Freddie Gray of Baltimore, MD, and death was his destiny, shackled and shaken in a police van. 713 more words

Economics

William K Black on HSBC, "the world's largest criminal enterprise"

William K Black is an Associate Professor of Law and Economics, and a former bank regulator. In a post on the New Economic Perspectives blog, he discusses the latest HSBC scandal, and the unwillingness of today’s regulators to do their job: 106 more words

Politics

Is the Tim Hortons takeover primarily a designed to fail, pump-and-dump, engineered financial product?

Canada has a well-earned, international reputation for franchise investors.

Mom-and-pop Tim Hortons franchisee investments:

  1. $1.8-Billion of current CDN franchisee cash flow is removed from +1,000 Canadian family’s life savings, and…
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Bankers

11/12/14...to catch a thief!

Quote of the Day from the Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes: “I’m not afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” – Woody Allen… 1,442 more words
Economy

...from the fall of the berlin wall to the rise of predatocracy?...

…not if some intrepid defenders of their belief in western democracy have their say?…

The late Leonard Bernstein in his performance on that New Year’s Day would include the pomp and circumstance of an overly optimistic ‘Ode to Freedom’ in that Beethoven 8th Symphony. 550 more words

Democracy

...the nyt finds its latin dictators...prof black, your evidence...

…no more lucid corroboration of widespread suspicions…

As we know, Professor Black, economist and lawyer, at that time knew what to do, how to do it. 428 more words

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