The SEC tends to overstate the performance of its whistleblower program; meanwhile, Congress passes laughable whistleblower legislation.
A set of proposed laws targets some of the worst forms of medical price gouging.
New York state court judge joins nationwide trend in concluding that use of StingRay surveillance device requires warrant.
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A case before the California Supreme Court poses a fundamental threat to public employee unions' funding.
A London stock float reveals the Achilles heel of Russian oligarch, Putin ally, and former Manafort client Deripaska: dependence on US sales.
It's taken Uber four months to perhaps cinch a deal with SoftBank, while the spectacularly loss-making company is no closer to making money.
Looking at arguments used to justify original claims on land (meaning private ownership versus common ownership or use).
On the one hand, the latest public disclosure of misconduct by CalPERS executives and staff isn’t earthshaking. On the other, it was still significant enough to merit a Financial Times story. And it also illustrates a thumb-nosing attitude toward the law that has become a CalPERS trademark. In a Financial Times FundFire article, Ex-CalPERS Exec’s […]
Local activists are having some success in fighting Big Finance landlords who have become big, ruthless players in rental housing.
Some observations about the Paradise Papers and the big business of tax avoidance.
UserFriendly recommended this Real News Network report, in which Bill Black gives a high-level view of how structural issues contribute to America’s inflated health care costs. AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Maté. In what is being called the biggest merger in the history of the health insurance industry, CVS is reportedly making […]
One year after India launched its demonetization debacle, the economy remains cash based, and Modi has yet to pay politically.
How the Charter of the Forest set forth the idea of the commons and managed to survive for over 750 years despite being under attack.
First came the Panama Papers, which revealed personal financial information about wealthy individuals and public officials that had previously been kept private. Now, the latest shitstorm to come from a hack of a law firm is the Paradise Papers: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists received the world’s second biggest data leak, consisting of offshore financial… Read More The post Paradise Papers Are the New Panama Papers appeared first on The Big Picture.
Trump deregulatory agenda advances, via agency decisions, and a new EPA lawsuit policy to stymie regulation by litigation.
The latest chapter in the efforts to treat activists as criminals.