Stockton and the Politics of Austerity We are marking the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. This is equally the anniversary of the media treachery that justified this crime against humanity. In this light, the votes are in for the Donald Rumsfeld Award for Deception in Media for the first week of April. The […]
Victims of a massive financial fraud will unveil a documentary Aug. 25 in Minneapolis that portrays federal authorities as helping bankruptcy lawyers and the government feast on dwindling victim assets without adequate protections for fairness. The Second Fraud, spiked last December from planned showings on four Minnesota TV stations, tackles an especially sensitive story in that state: What happened after local financier Thomas Petters caused the estimated $3.65 billion in losses that authorities revealed in September 2008?
The news about CIT’s filing for bankruptcy protection should be another nail in the coffin of the global economy, but no one seems to be lining up at the funeral parlor. In fact, the news isn’t really all that bad, unless you take the time to read between the lines. The main point of the […]