Why do the intelligent, worldly, data-driven, risk-sensitive leaders of Wall Street tolerate and support a presidential administration led by a deranged, incompetent racist narcissist? Here’s why.
I’m not a scientist. But I am a man with common sense. Am I giving you an order? Not at all. Call it a hunch.
Due to recent events, all of America is suddenly talking about the possibility of removing the Confederate monuments that infest our countryside. Great. Here is a guide to how to talk about this issue like an absolute simpering little coward, courtesy of the Washington Post.
Before he was destroyed by a hooker scandal, Eliot Spitzer was a very good attorney general of New York—one of the few powerful officials actually concerned with reining in Wall Street prior to the financial crisis. Guess what... his politics are still good.
This week, several more CEOs of major corporations resigned from the White House’s Manufacturing Council, citing concerns with President Trump’s conduct and policies. For those looking to all the other CEOs to rise up as moral beacons: Look elsewhere.
Quest Magazine is “the last magazine devoted to Society with a capital S, covering the socially prominent in New York, Greenwich, The Hamptons, Palm Beach, and Miami.” We will be reviewing its issues, in the interest of cultural anthropology. Today: The Summer Issue.
Every time there is a high profile racist incident in America, we all must huddle together to assure ourselves that at least we are not racists. The operating definition of racism needs an overhaul.
Thank god the Reasonable Ones are finally moving ahead on this.
You may or may not turn to Splinternews.com for investment advice, and frankly I could not care less. I offer you a pearl of wisdom and you may do with it what you wish: All these imaginary “digital currencies” are just made up fake things.
In Jackson, Mississippi, in the state capitol, inside the very top of the rotunda, in a circular frame on a large wall panel, not far below the fierce, gilded golden eagle that sits atop the dome, there is a painting of two white-haired men who look like Colonel Sanders hoisting a Confederate battle flag. Not far…
Three thousand jobs. And a big, big press conference. Do you feel prosperous yet, America? We can just buy foreign jobs at a staggering cost. Why didn’t we think of this sooner??
A nice suit from day one.
With more than 1.6 million members, AFSCME is the nation’s biggest union of public employees, and one of the most politically powerful—and now, one of the most threatened. We spoke to Lee Saunders, the president of the union, about trying to survive the “battle” of the vicious new Trump era.
You’re a god damn journalist now, man. Get a hold of yourself.
We all have ideals. But it’s hard to know how strong our commitment to those ideals is until someone is waving money in our face. Here is a story about money winning the battle.
The Trump administration has reportedly chosen hedge fund guy turned professional job-wanter Anthony Scaramucci as its new White House communication director. Who is THE MOOCH? Fortunately, he has told us at length, in his own words.
I see you. Spandex. Spiderman. I see you there. What are you doing?