A confidential report and a fired examiner’s hidden recorder penetrate the cloistered world of Wall Street’s top regulator—and its history of deference to banks.
A pedophile is a person attracted to children, not just someone who acts on that attraction. One of many problems with the disorder is that those seeking professional help to not abuse children must take extremely big risks because of mandatory reporting laws.
Even after "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," Mike Daisey's one-man staged attack on Apple's manufacturing practices, turned out to be troublingly fact-challenged, the monologist bafflingly continued to stand by his play for a time, chalking the liberties he took with the truth up to a kind of dramatic license. No longer.
"This American Life" host Ira Glass gave monologist Mike Daisey every opportunity to explain the lies in his "The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" performance, which became the basis for one of the radio show's most popular and talked about episodes. Daisey's rationalization for lying turns out to be, like much of his show, bullshit.