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Churchill's Books: Chartwell Booksellers at 32

Barry Singer | Posted 06.10.2015 | Home
Barry Singer

One could compose a marvelous history of London bookselling merely by reconstructing the history of all those shops that Churchill frequented. I would love to do this myself one day.

3 Things That Are Keeping Women From Reaching Top Management Positions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business

When it comes to women achieving real, meaningful success in the workplace, much of the popular advice given over the past couple of years revolves ar...

Bain Capital Just Bought A 50 Percent Stake In TOMS Shoes

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Bain Capital LLC has agreed to acquire a 50 percent stake in TOMS Shoes Inc in a deal that values the company, which m...

Cloud Universities and the Democratization of Higher Ed

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 08.07.2013 | College
Victor M. Feraru

I spent little time thinking of secondary education. I was too busy trying to survive. I was later adopted, as an adult, and my new mother helped me to go back to school. My story is rare. Most who walked a minute in my shoes will never see the inside of a college classroom.

Bain Capital The Best At Using Controversial Low-Tax Strategy

Reuters | Lynnley Browning and Nanette Byrnes | Posted 12.06.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - Bain Capital has been leading private equity firms in using a controversial financing strategy to generate low-tax special dividends for i...

Zach Carter

Did GM Bail Out Mitt Romney? | Zach Carter | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

In 2000, a financially struggling plastics company that supplied car parts received emergency funding from auto manufacturers General Motors and Ford ...

Gov. Romney: It's Time to Disclose or Divest

Tom Woodruff | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Tom Woodruff

What little we do know about Gov. Romney's investments gives us an idea of what a Romney economy would look like -- and it's not good for working people.

People Are Corporations to Romney

Richard Klass | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Richard Klass

I believe that there is considerable evidence that Romney considers, or at least deals with, people as if they were corporations.

Is Romney the Teflon Candidate?

John Blumenthal | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
John Blumenthal

Is it because of the economy? Perhaps, but the economy is improving. Is it Obamacare? Is it the fabricated perception that Barack Obama is a weak president? Have the Republicans successfully convinced Americans that his foreign policy has lowered America's stature around the world?

The Fight Against Inequality Takes a Giant Stride Forward

Philip Jennings | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
Philip Jennings

For labor rights, this is a significant and historic moment: the first strike in Walmart's 50-year history in the US.

Zach Carter

Romney As Bain CEO Benefited From Offshoring Tax Break He Disavowed At Debate | Zach Carter | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

Bain Capital appears to have benefited from a provision in the U.S. tax code that grants companies tax breaks for costs associated with offshoring Ame...

Mitt's Magic Underwear

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jason Cherkis

Mitt Romney's Bain Helped U.S. High Schoolers Get Hooked On Marlboros | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Mitt Romney served as CEO of Bain & Co., his consulting firm helped tobacco giant Philip Morris develop a groundbreaking sales stra...

Former Reagan Official Levels Harsh Charge At Romney's Bain Experience

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Bain Capital is a product of the Great Deformation. It has garnered fabulous winnings through leveraged speculation in financial markets that have bee...

Bain Investments Conflict With Romney Message

The New York Times | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

The tale of Asimco Technologies, an auto parts manufacturer whose plants dot eastern China, would seem to underscore Mitt Romney's campaign-trail comp...

Blocking Bain Trucks to Save Jobs in Freeport

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

Bain Capital is closing a Sensata factory in Freeport, Illinois, to move the jobs and work to China. The workers are camped out in a tent city they have named "Bainport." They are asking Mitt Romney to show that he means what he says about jobs and China by helping them keep their jobs.

Behind Romney & Bain's Offshore Strategy To Boost Profits

The New York Times | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

Buried deep in the tax returns released by Mitt Romney's presidential campaign are references to dozens of offshore holdings with names like Ursa Fund...

New Video Shows Romney Touting Bain 'Harvesting'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

While CEO of Bain Capital, Mitt Romney said the firm "harvested" the companies in which it invested to produce a "significant profit," according to a ...

Zach Carter

Romney Tax Return Shows Big Bain Loophole | Zach Carter | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney saved about $$850,000 on his 2011 taxes, thanks to the Republican presidential candidate's controversial retirement package ...

The Real Question: WHY Don't People Make Enough to Pay Income Taxes?

Dave Johnson | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

Mitt Romney was caught on video complaining that 47 percent of us don't make enough to pay taxes, believe they are victims, are dependent on government, etc. The right question is why do so many of us make so little?

Bain Capital's Death Squad Origins Examined

In These Times | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has a debilitating condition that won’t show up in his medical report: severe cognitive dissonance—simultaneously holding conflicting ...

Bain Capital Gives Millions To Democrats

| Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams Bain Capital, the private equity firm co-founded by Republican presidential nominee ...

Fired Bain Worker Blasted As $100,000 Takedown Artist

Neil Katz | Posted 09.07.2012 | Business

To hear the conservative blogosphere tell it, Randy Johnson is a $100,000 per year, heat-seeking missile that big unions and the Obama campaign have p...

Luke Johnson

Employee Laid Off By Bain: Romney Lacks A 'Moral Compass' | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Bain Capital became front and center at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, with three speakers knocking the private equ...

Bain Among Firms Investigated For Tax Strategy

The New York Times | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

The New York attorney general is investigating whether some of the nation’s biggest private equity firms have abused a tax strategy in order to slic...