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How the Twinkie Provides a Blueprint for Amassing Wealth

Highlighting a deal involving Hostess, the company known for its sweet baked treats, an investigation by The New York Times shows how private-equity executives expanded their fortunes.

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Behind the Twinkie Defense

News this week that Hostess will be shutting its doors brings back memories of psychiatrist Martin Blinder testifying that on the night before Dan White killed San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, White “just sat there in front of the TV set, binging on Twinkies.” Another psychiatrist stated, “If not for the aggravating fact of junk food, the homicides might not have taken place.”

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Hostess to Shut Down After Failed Strike Deal

About 18,500 people will lose their jobs as Hostess, the bankrupt manufacturer of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, closes its doors upon failing to make a deal with striking bakery workers.

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