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Financial Reform Proposals(1)

Won't somebody think of the Beanie Baby ladies?
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  May 25, 2012
The Year in Wall Street Investigations

The Year in Wall Street Investigations


"Angelo Mozilo: #1 Person Most Responsible For Financial Crisis"It's been over three years since credit markets started shaking with the early tremors of the subprime...
By Pro Publica  |  December 27, 2010
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Waiting for Repo Man

Inside Job , Charles Ferguson's newly released documentary, details with painful precision just how royally Wall Street screwed the planet.
The man behind Inside Job shows us just how low Wall Street has sunk
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 15, 2010
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Review: Inside Job

Although Inside Job is destined for Academy acclaim, it seems unlikely that anyone will actually enjoy Charles Ferguson's new documentary.
The feel-bad movie of the year.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 15, 2010

The US Supreme Court has saved us from financial ruin

There has been powerful criticism of the recent US Supreme Court ruling that corporations are truly people, and deserve all the rights people have, including the right to spend as much as they wish to support or oppose candidates in elections.
Not a modest proposal
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010

Tough times at WGBH


Judging from an email that WGBH president/CEO Jon Abbott sent to staff yesterday, things at Boston's public-broadcasting powerhouse aren't quite as bad as they are...
By Adam Reilly  |  July 24, 2009


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Men + money = mess

Since Iceland is something of the epicenter of the global financial crisis — its government being the first to essentially go belly up — it's probably not surprising that the Icelanders have come up with the most novel and interesting theory as to what c
The financial crisis is a man-made problem. And it might not have occurred if we had listened to women.
By STEVEN STARK  |  May 15, 2009
Yet another reason the recession is bad for journalists

Yet another reason the recession is bad for journalists


 Gawker's Hamilton Nolan raises an interesting point: if financial journalists tend to get ins...
By Adam Reilly  |  March 10, 2009
Gen X guy confused by Globe

Gen X guy confused by Globe


 I was born in 1972, so I'm smack dab in the middle of the demographic that guest columnist Da...
By Adam Reilly  |  February 23, 2009
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Follow the leaders

While we won't have George W. Bush to bash for the national trials that await us in 2009, we can learn important lessons from his past failings.
With the economy already staggering and sure to get worse, Massachusetts needs its elected officials to suck it up and show the way
By EDITORIAL  |  December 30, 2008

BoMag drops Derjue


Bad news coming out of Horticultural Hall: Boston Daily blogger Amy Derjue is now a casualty of the ...
By Adam Reilly  |  November 25, 2008


Morals and the meltdown


It's easy, when grappling with questions like how mortage-backed securities actually work, to lose sight of the fact that Wall Street's current crisis has moral...
By Adam Reilly  |  September 21, 2008