The Strange Death of David Camp’s Tax Reform

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The end of a GOP tax reform bill shows the weakness of Republican reformers.

Not Amused by the Dolled Up Wolf

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Ken Goldstein believes the film is a reckless attempt at continuing to pretend that these sorts of schemes are entertaining, even as the country is reeling from yet another round of Wall Street scandals. Do you agree?

6 Life Lessons from “The Wolf of Wall Street”

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Dr. Jed Diamond asks: What part of the wolf lives in you?

The Joke’s on Us: A Review Essay of The Wolf of Wall Street and The Hunger Games Films.

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Kip Robisch looks at The Wolf of Wall Street and The Hunger Games through a wide lens of popular culture and social narratives.

Wall Street Women Lean In, Stay At Home Dads Help Wives’ Careers

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D. A. Wolf is pleased that work and family issues are taking center stage in today’s New York Times. But she thinks the article misses the bigger issues of the economic forces at play in today’s world—for both genders.

Goldman Sachs Trader Gets Nine Months in Prison

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Matthew Taylor cooked the books to protect his $1.5 million dollar bonus, and now he owes his former employer $118 million and the state nine months of his time.

Yes Liberals, Cory Booker is Your Friend

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Liberals should welcome the new senator from New Jersey.

On Goldman Pond

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Why pay less? A guy who can sell lobster salad for $125 a pound from a car on the beach can sell anything, right?

New York Ferry Crash Injures 50

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One injured passenger is listed as critical.

My Favorite Marxist

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Jennifer Kabat recounts the inner turmoil of trying to make a stripper-client relationship work outside the strip club.

9/11, Eleven Years On: Let Our Reflections Be Only a Brief Pause

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Slade Sohmer remembers 9/11: Running down 30 flights of stairs from his office on Wall Street, watching the sky turn yellow with smoke, and thinking of all the families who didn’t know they’d just lost their father, sister or child.

It’s All Just A Little Bit Of History Repeating …

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Seán Flynn on the end of American Empire, and how the internet is more like the Catholic Church than you imagined.

Why We’re Done Occupying and We’ve Moved On

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It has been almost a year since Occupy Wall Street. The world and our mood have both changed quite a bit since then.

Facebook IPO Shows What is Wrong with U.S.

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Maybe Markie should have taken off his hoodie (we know really bad shit happens to guys of any race in those things) and put on a suit like every other adult in the room.

The Disease of More

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Sure tax and regulatory policy are important. But none of it will mean shit unless we all wake up from this belief that more is better.

The Real Goldman

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A senior banker at Goldman quit today and wrote a NYT oped revealing all. As a former employee and client I have a few things to add.