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From THE SLANT: Novelist John Reed Paves the Way for Repentant Book Critics

Stephanie Fairyington | Posted 03.25.2013 | Books
Stephanie Fairyington

Novelist John Reed, the 43-year-old son of renowned New York City artists David Reed and Judy Rifka, grew up among tall ceilings and long windows in the spacious lofts of 1970s TriBeCa, then a shabby bohemia burning with creativity.

Musings, Music, and Monologues

George Heymont | Posted 12.20.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

There I was, trying to find a hook that could unite my thoughts about curious solo turns when I came across a headline on The Huffington Post that screamed: "Watch: Justin Bieber Pukes Onstage."

Meet The Bankers Having Second Thoughts About Too-Big-To-Fail

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

Sandy Weill, the former CEO of Citigroup and father of the modern too-big-to-fail bank, last month shocked Wall Street when he said that he thought it...

Romney and the Rise of the Corporate Superpredator Class

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

No group of human beings is uniquely predisposed toward evil. But society and government are supposed to discourage people from from acting on their worst impulses, and when it comes to the corporate class they -- and we -- have failed.

Dream Team of Bank Regulators Is Forgetting an Important Player

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.11.2012 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Just recently, Washington announced the creation of a "dream team" of financial regulators, called the Systemic Risk Council. Great idea, but here's a question: Why was the current chairwoman of the SEC, Mary Schapiro, not included?

JPMorgan Chase: Break Up the Big Banks Now. Here's How.

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.20.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The JPMorgan Chase scandal -- and yes, it is a scandal -- shows us why we need to break up the big banks as quickly as possible.

Michael Lewis: The Volcker Rule Should Push Even Harder

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.03.2012 | Business

The Volker rule should push even harder to curb banks' bets with their own money than it would do as presently constructed, according to Michael Lewis...

Ex-Wall Street Banker: Volcker Rule Will Correct A Dangerous Mistake

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

Apparently not every banker hates the Volcker rule. Roger Vasey, who used to be in charge of global debt markets at Merrill Lynch, penned a pro-Vol...

Marcus Baram

Volcker Rule Needs To Be Tougher, Former Citi Chair John Reed Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business

Amid the hue and cry on Wall Street that the Volcker rule goes too far to restrict banking activities, the former CEO of one giant bank thinks that th...

PHOTOS: Zolotow House For $1.5 Million

Posted 10.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A 1957 home by architect John Reed known as the "Zolotow House" is on the market for $1.525 million. The home seamlessly blends California moderni...

Wall Street Elder Statesmen Favor a Return to Tighter Regulation

LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Put aside for a moment the populist pressure to regulate banking and trading. Ask the elder statesmen of these industries -- giants like George Soros,...

Shahien Nasiripour

Remorseful Citigroup Banker John S. Reed Parts With Former Colleagues, Calls For Fundamental Financial Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The remorseful former banker who made Citigroup what it is today came to Capitol Hill on Thursday and systematically debunked the arguments that his f...

John Reed, Former Citigroup CEO, APOLOGIZES For Creating Monster Of A Bank

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It may be the most direct apology of the financial crisis. Former Citigroup chairman and CEO, John Reed, has apologized to a Bloomberg reporter fo...

Shahien Nasiripour

Fed Chairman Blames Banks For Continued High Unemployment

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Monday blamed banks for slowing the recovery and keeping unemployment high. Despite hundreds of billions i...

Citi Merger "A Mistake," Says Dealmaker

Financial Times | Francesco Guerrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The landmark merger that created Citigroup was a "mistake" that failed to benefit the financial services conglomerate's investors, customers and emplo...