Category Archives: corruption

The Phone Hacking Scandal: PC Makes You Corrupt

The Phone-Hacking scandal involving News Corp’s News of the World tabloid, where various celebrities, politicians, and ordinary people (murder victims, slain British soldiers in Afghanistan) had their voicemail hacked generates a lot of media attention on News Corp’s rather unsavory … Continue reading

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Sleazy I-Banks and the End of Nationalism Among Elites

The Wall Street Journal is reporting (link through financialbin, WSJ behind the paywall) in their dead tree July 5th edition, that big Wall Street Investment banks and commodity firms are snapping up metals warehouses. In turn, their business practices are … Continue reading

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