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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects GOP Call Not to Extend Deadline for Mail-In Ballots

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 21/10/2020 - 12:55am in

A deadlocked U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling ruling to extend the deadline for counting mail-in ballots.

Waste Watch: New York Begins Enforcing Plastic Bag Ban

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 20/10/2020 - 7:55pm in

New York begins to enforce its ban on single-use plastic bags, delayed since March by the pandemic and various lawsuits.

With Bankruptcies Mounting, Faltering Oil and Gas Firms Are Leaving a Multi-Billion Dollar Cleanup Bill to the Public

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 19/10/2020 - 5:49am in

Yet another example otf how the oil industry is subsidized, here by another way it dumps environmental costs on the public at large.

Latest Election Stunt Proves Uber and Lyft Are Their Own Worst Political Enemies

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 16/10/2020 - 5:08pm in

Quelle surprise! Uber and Lyft are acting in bad faith in their struggles to get out of being classified as employers.

Milton Friedman Versus Stakeholder Capitalism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/10/2020 - 9:48pm in

Looking at the damage Milton Friedman did by advocating corporate irresponsibility, which more and more orthodox economists have questioned.

Corporate Law Consequences: Amy Coney Barrett Nomination

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 14/10/2020 - 12:55am in

Quick take on what the Amy Coney Barrett appointment means for various areas of corporate law and why Republicans are so keen to confirm her.

What Did Billionaire Leon Black of Apollo Get for >$50 Million in Fees to Jeffrey Epstein?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 13/10/2020 - 7:35pm in

The more we learn about Leon Black's relationship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, the less there is to like.

Citi’s Recidivist Rule-Breaking and Incompetence Shows Persistence of Too Big/Complex to Fail Problem

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 12/10/2020 - 8:37pm in

Citi's latest run-in with regulators shows why comparing big banks "too big/complex to fail" problems to those of Big Tech is all wet.

Pandemic Erects Barriers for Prized Bloc of Voters in Nursing Homes, Senior Facilities

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 10/10/2020 - 9:07pm in

How voters in retirement facilities are being disenfranchised.

CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost Says She’s Not in Charge and Lies to the Board About Receiving a Warning from the Fair Political Practices Commission

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 09/10/2020 - 8:18pm in

CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost doesn't even bother to lie well.