Credentialism and Corruption: Neoliberalism in The “News” Room
Revolving Doors: Ministers and civil servants are 'walking into jobs in same sector'
NC treasurer’s corporate board service poses ethical questions Charlotte News-Observer. And so it should!
Buffett Says Derivatives ‘Time Bomb’ May Elude Auditors’ Reviews Bloomberg
White-collar crime by banks in Australia is rife and going unchecked
Buffett Says Hedge Funds Get ‘Unbelievable’ Fees for Bad Results Bloomberg. Yves: “Piling on when it is cheap to do so. This is the finance news version of a momentum trade.”
He'll have your mortgage in his hands. But don't worry – Australia's newly appointed Reserve Bank hief, Philip Lowe, has been steeped in the art of central banking. After finishing high school at Wagga Wagga in regional NSW he moved to Sydney to join the bank in 1980, aged just 17.
The federal government names Philip Lowe as the next governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, taking over from outgoing chief Glenn Stevens
Wagga Wagga Boy
Robert D. Flach is Buzz-ing, with links to stories on private tax collection, the tax gap, and more.
Largest Civil Disobedience in History of the Environmental Movement Begins Today 350.org
LONDONISTAN: Americans will react with shock when they find out the new Mayor of London is a Muslim who called moderate Muslims ‘Uncle Toms’.
Can Artificial Intelligence Be Ethical? Project Syndicate
Empirical Test of Piketty’s r > g Theory Coming Ed Walker, emptywheel
In the last few years, private companies have embraced the progressive principles of “corporate social responsibility” and joined “public-private partnerships” with various government entities and non-governmental organizations, who liaise daily with their corporate partners and enforce “voluntary” corporate social responsibility principles, at all levels of government—federal, state, and local. ...As Maggie Gallagher noted last month in National Review, although in the past corporations were eager to avoid public controversy, the “massive expansion of vague regulations under the Obama administration means that virtually every major corporation in America has some interest in keeping Washington off of their backs” and so they have waded “directly into the culture wars” as “a cheap strategy to curry favor.”
Not even Johannes can beat Jozef Imrich at How to be as a GReat FAilure can never be perfected better than by mmmwwaaa ....dia dragon
- CNBC, This Princeton Professor Posted His CV of Failures for the World to See
- The Guardian, CV of Failures: Princeton Professor Publishes Résumé Of His Career Lows
- Inside Higher Ed, Sharing the Failures
- NewJersey.com, Princeton Professor's Resume of 'Failures' Goes Viral
- NPR, When A Resume Of Failures Becomes A Recipe For Success
- Washington Post, Why It Feels So Good to Read About This Princeton Professor’s Failures