Posts filed under “Politics”

MiB: FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair

This week’s Masters in Business Radio show is on at 10:00 am and 6:00 pm on Bloomberg Radio 1130AM and Siriux XM 119. Our guest is former FDIC chairman Sheila Bair. You can also find at Bairblog. Her book on her time at the FDIC and the financial crisis is Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself.

You can listen to live here or stream it below or at Soundcloud or download the 79 minute podcast here.

All of the past Podcasts are here and coming soon to Apple iTunes).

Next week, James O’Shaugnessy of O’Shaugnessy Asset Management and author of What Works On Wall Street.


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Category: Media, Podcast, Politics, Regulation

The Cash Behind the Super PACs

Source: Businessweek

Category: Legal, Politics, Taxes and Policy

A History of Executive Orders

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Politics

Europe Is Highly Dependent On Russian Gas

Source: Know More Source: Washington Post

Category: Energy, Politics

Each dot on this map represents an act of terrorism since 1970

Source: Know More

Category: Politics, War/Defense

Marijuana Laws by State in USA

Source: Vox

Category: Digital Media, Legal, Politics

The Middle East Friendship Chart

Source: Slate

Category: Digital Media, Politics, War/Defense

Slow Death of the Death Penalty in America

Source: The Economist

Category: Politics

Another Epic Failure From the Worst Congress in History

This will be a short rant, as we prepare to head off to celebrate the birth of our nation with fireworks, barbeques, and the usual trappings of summer. I spite of the celebratory mood, I am troubled by the unrelenting incompetence of the U.S. Congress. Its inability to pass even the most basic legislation is…Read More

Category: Politics, Really, really bad calls

All NSA Revelations in One Chart

Source: ProPublica

Category: Digital Media, Legal, Politics, Really, really bad calls, Technology, War/Defense