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How San Francisco Is Helping Give Ex-Offenders A Better Shot

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

San Francisco is helping former offenders adjust to life after prison by turning a single-room-occupancy hotel into free housing. In a program spea...

Financial Inclusion and The Digital Asset Transfer Authority (DATA)

Stan Stalnaker | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology
Stan Stalnaker

On a planet rapidly coming online through mobile technologies, there's an urgent need to develop financial empowerment. Today, leaders from the emerging payment and virtual currency industry announced a Committee for the Establishment of the Digital Asset Transfer Authority.

Do We Need an Office of Contingency Operations for Future Reconstruction?

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The oft-repeated pop psychology definition of mental illness -- doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results -- pretty much sums up America's limp efforts at reconstruction, nation building, hearts and minds, counterinsurgency, whatever tag you choose.

One Tenderloin Block Serves As Ground Zero For Violent Crime

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.13.2011 | San Francisco

A joint study by the Tenderloin Housing Clinic and the Central City SRO Collaborative found that a single block of Turk Street has recently seen an ex...

Marcus Baram

Foxes Guarding The Henhouse? Auditors Criticize Self-Regulation Of Hedge Funds | Marcus Baram | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

Allowing the hedge fund and private equity fund industry to regulate itself might not be very effective, according to a new Government Accountability ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Watchdog Group Warns Congress About Wall Street Oversight | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: 7:35 PM -- A spokesman for FINRA has responded to POGO's letter. Scroll down for FINRA's reply. Congress is putting investors and the public ...