Notably, none of the bankers who recognized that JPMorgan was profiting from handling Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme will face charges. Welcome to justice, Wall Street style.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, formerly opposed, now reportedly backs loosening some restrictions on marijuana use by medical patients, as support for legalizing pot grows like, well, a weed.
A federal court ruling in Florida this week that drug testing low-income applicants for public assistance is unconstitutional could set the stage for a larger challenge to the political scapegoating of the poor. Could we be seeing the swing of the pendulum?
The anti-union movement won the battle of self-perception. Union-friendly blue-collar workers have been supplanted by white-collar office drones who don't see themselves as candidates for unionization because they don't really see themselves as workers, author Edward McClelland argues.
The United States has fallen behind competing nations in the speed of its Internet infrastructure. There's more than faster movie downloads at stake. And yes, there are sleazy corporate stances muddying up the issue.