Programming note: I’ll be hosting a special FDL Salon with William Black, professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One. Black specializes in white-collar criminology, and in his time as a federal regulator, he helped put over 1,000 financial executives in jail for the savings & loan crisis.
|By: David Dayen Friday February 17, 2012 8:20 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday March 4, 2010 8:31 am|
Randi Weingarten is the President of the American Federation of Teachers, the union that represents more than 1.4 million educators. We invited her here today to talk about the mass firing of 74 teachers in Rhode Island last month. The profile of the issue was raised dramatically when President Obama voiced his support for the [...]
|By: bmaz Wednesday January 6, 2010 9:00 am|
Just before Christmas, on December 20, 2009, Dr. Drew Westen posted a lengthy article at Huffington Post entitled Leadership, Obama Style, and the Looming Losses in 2010: Pretty Speeches, Compromised Values, and the Quest for the Lowest Common Denominator. Dr. Westen’s piece caused quite a stir in both the blogosphere and more traditional media, and [...]