Monday, May 21, 2012

Monday's Daily Brief: Obama Bain Capital Attack, Facebook Shares Down, Dharun Ravi Sentencing, Plus Marlo Thomas, Simon Johnson, Sen. Bernie Sanders

Monday, May 21, 2012
Facebook Shares Slide Below Issue Price in Pre-Market
Under A Withering Industry Assault, Nuclear Safety Chief Resigns
Goldman Director Starts Insider Trading Trial Today
Dharun Ravi Awaits Sentencing
Shocking Number Of Wrongful Convictions In U.S. Courts Revealed
Jon Soltz: Is the President About to Announce a Quicker End to Afghan War?
There have been plenty of men -- from Lyndon Johnson to George W. Bush -- who were too stubborn to face facts, and sent more and more troops into a situation that called for fewer. We often confuse that bravado with leadership. It's not.
Marlo Thomas: Room for Two: Phil and I Celebrate 32 Years of Marriage
In celebration of romance and commitment, here's a look at some of Phil's and my personal photos, as well as a collection of celebrity couples who have defied the odds and stayed in the zone.
Charles Ferguson: Toxic: Wall Street's Culture and Governance During the Bubble (Excerpt)
One fascinating question about the financial crisis is how and why the CEOs of major banks could have tolerated behavior that destroyed their own companies.
Sen. Bernie Sanders: Let's End Polluter Welfare
Instead of passing strong legislation to help reverse global warming, Congress continues the giveaways to the 200-year-old fossil fuel industry even as that industry's carbon pollution wreaks devastation on our planet. Enough is enough.
Simon Johnson: Jamie Dimon Should Resign From the Board Of The New York Fed
To have Jamie Dimon involved in overseeing the management of the New York Fed, an organization that oversees his activities, decisions, and potential losses, is no longer acceptable. We do not accept such conflicts of interest in other parts of American society.

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