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Hedge Fund Execs Spent Big In New York Elections, Now Likely To Reap Their Reward

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A handful of hedge fund executives aiming to direct more taxpayer money to charter schools pooled their own vast resources to help elect...

Finance industry makes up nearly half of pro-Romney super PAC's donations

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Alexandra Duszak and Rachael Marcus, iWatch NewsLast summer, hedge fund pioneer Julian Robertson made the maximum $2,500 contribution to Mitt Rom...

Money Throws Democracy Overboard

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Our elections have replaced horse racing as the sport of kings. Only these kings are multi-billionaire, corporate moguls who by the divine right, not of God, but the United States Supreme Court and its Citizens United decision, are now buying politicians like so much pricey horseflesh.

Warren Buffett Tackles Poverty In Inner-City Neighborhoods

USA Today | Posted 11.30.2011 | Impact

Warren Buffett was in Indianapolis this week to lend his support to a new holistic approach to urban redevelopment. It's an idea he's betting will hel...

Fed Gave Loans To Rich Investors During The Crisis

nytimes.com | SEWELL CHAN and BEN PROTESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The investors, whose identities were disclosed as part of a trove of 21,000 records released on Wednesday at the direction of Congress, are a cross-se...

Philanthropy and the Economic Crisis

Georgia Levenson Keohane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Georgia Levenson Keohane

This week and next I am a guest blogger at The Center for Effective Philanthropy. My posts address philanthropy and the economic crisis, and include ...