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'Utopia and Memory': The Third Eventi Letterari Monte Verità, and a Talk with Joachim Sartorius

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Orhan Pamuk by Anita Schiffer-Fuchs, image copyright of the photographer In its third edition, the rather new yet ambitious literature festival Event...

Eminem & Rihanna Are Friends With 'The Monster'

Posted 12.17.2013 | Entertainment

After the success of their 2010 hit single "Love the Way You Lie," Eminem and Rihanna teamed up again for a new track, "The Monster." Featured on Emin...

Second Impressions: Marshall Mathers

Zach Hindin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Zach Hindin

If you're asking me, well...look: No cultural product is as fraught, practically dead on arrival, as the sequel. It's the rocky shore on which artists seem always to be washing up after their time.

BACK ON TOP

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - American rapper Eminem and singer Rihanna have grabbed the top spot in Britain's single charts, the Official Charts Compan...

Eminem's Latest Collaboration With Rihanna

Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment

Eminem re-teamed with Rihanna for "The Monster," the latest cut off of the Eminem's upcoming album, "The Marshall Mathers LP 2." (The duo previously c...

My Talk With Michael Hudson, Part 3

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

However preordained the financial crisis was, it's remarkable how long its architects kept the game going. They managed to sustain the unsustainable for five years -- roughly from 2002 into late 2006.

My Talk With Michael Hudson, Part 1

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

We first became aware of the "Will-the-real-Michael-Hudson-please-stand-up?" problem years ago when we started getting compliments from friends and colleagues for each others work.

How Sex, Drugs, and Fraud Drove the Financial Crisis

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

Given the current robosigning, document-backdating foreclosure crisis, it's worth thinking about what happens when fraud and recklessness go unchecked. Here it is in the words of Wall Street's finest.

16 Cents on the Dollar: Doing the Math on Angelo Mozilo's Big Settlement

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

Though Mozilo's company came late to the subprime party, its size and clout deepened the pain visited upon individual home owners and the entire financial system. So did he get off too easy?

Boiler Rooms and Foreclosure Mills: A Brief History of America's Mortgage Industry

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

Washington failed to act the first time around -- when lenders were engaged in a frenzy of predatory lending. The foreclosure scandal is a second chance for lawmakers to prove they can ferret out the truth.

Naming Names: Every Bank and Business That Is a Subprime Lender

Gary Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Rivlin

How many of the country's largest, best-known banks and corporations took huge, deep gulps at the well of the poverty industry? Well, how much time do you have?