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David Brooks Thinks Romney's a "Modern Capitalist." He's Right.

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

David Brooks says Obama's attacks on Romney's business record are "about capitalism." That's like saying an arrest for vehicular homicide is "about driving."

It's Not Just the Sex: Why John Edwards Matters

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's a question that arises from the John Edwards case: How many other politicians have owed the kind of secret political debt that he did? It wasn't inevitable that Edwards' secret would come out. Other secrets haven't.

Hedge Fund Manager Hugh Hendry: We're On Your Side

Telegraph | Hugh Hendry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

You don't know me; we've never met. But I fear you are being encouraged to dislike me. Let me explain: I'm a speculator. I manage a hedge fund. Appare...