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S&P's New Lawyer Defended Lance Armstrong

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

(Repeating Wednesday story to additional subscribers) By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Standard and Poor's ...

S&P Lawyer: After U.S. Downgrade Fed Investigation Intensified 'Significantly'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business

The lawyer representing Standard and Poor’s claims the U.S. government ramped up its investigation into the ratings agency after S&P downgraded the ...

CNN, Embarrassed Again

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I probably know CNN's history as well as anybody and I recall with regret two other incidents where CNN failed to meet the standards of responsible journalism.

WATCH: The Cowardly Lions of 'Free Speech'

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Conservatives across the country are fighting legal battles to keep their sugar daddies secret. Why? The right wing opposes disclosure laws because the super-rich just might be bullied and harassed by the rest of us who want to know who's buying our elections.

Protecting Free Speech Online

Chris Dodd | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
Chris Dodd

Does freedom of speech require the freedom to steal? That's what some are arguing, comparing our efforts to protect American jobs from international criminal enterprises who profit from the theft of intellectual property online to the censorship policies of repressive regimes.

Can Occupy Overturn Citizens United? "Dear 99%ers..."

Mark Green | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Mark Green

Nothing could enhance American democracy more than if Occupy Wall Street helped enact the 28th Constitutional Amendment to end the pretense that corporations are people who speak with money. The 99% can stop the privatization of government.

After Zakaria, What About Other ADL Humphrey Prize Recipients?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

I don't necessarily believe in follow-the-leader, but knowing how other recipients feel about the ADL controversy and the Cordoba mosque could be instructive and important.

How Credit Raters Fended Off Oversight From Congress And The SEC

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Ben Protess and Lagan Sebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Editor's Note: This is the second of three articles by the Investigative Fund on the credit rating companies. Read the first article here. When the n...