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alex-fraser's picture
Jun.21.2012
I was awakened a bit after eight this morning by Son Jason, still not yet in a room at San Francisco General Hospital.  He told me that his catbite abcess had been stripped and drained, that he was waiting for breakfast.  Later in the day, he called to ask us to make a sum of money...
lillian-lambert's picture
Mar.30.2012
This is a reprint from Healthy Companies which I thought was worth sharing.   A Goldman Sachs executive director resigns, calling the company’s current culture “toxic and destructive.” A United States Senator announces her resignation, saying that the Senate “is not living up to its billing…...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Dec.15.2010
Seizing Power: The Grab for Global Oil Wealth by Robert Slater (Bloomberg Press, $29.95)Just when Goldman Sachs had you convinced that Wall Street would be the instrument of global doom, this excellent primer on the future of oil arrives to demonstrate that the specter of diminishing crude reserves...
tom-wagner's picture
Sep.29.2010
The strength of private fundamentals 08/24/2010 2 Comment(s)   As much as I hate to quote Joseph Goebbels, it appears Henry Paulson took the Reich Minister of Propaganda's following assessment as a personal challenge: "The essential English leadership secret does not depend on particular...
john-michael-greer's picture
May.12.2010
The discussion of the risks of complexity in the last few posts here on <i>The Archdruid Report</i> dealt in large part with abstract concepts, though the news headlines did me the favor of providing some very good examples of those concepts in action.  Still, it’s time to review some...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Apr.29.2010
Every week or so an alert zaps into my email account informing me that I can read my books for nothing in Norwegian. My Norwegian’s not exactly fluent and I can read my books for nothing any time. But that’s not the point. Scandinavia is a major center of so-called Cyberpunks who have willfully...
john-michael-greer's picture
Apr.28.2010
It’s a bit ironic, given the events now in the headlines, that I started last week’s post by commenting that it had been an interesting week for connoisseurs of decline and fall; it might have been better to say “You ain’t seen nothing yet.”  About the time the volcanic ash from Iceland began...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Apr.26.2010
"Humor And The Truth" The other day, I used a Cray XT5 super computer to analyze the following questions concerning the financial crisis in the United States and around the world. The Cray XT5 is able to combine Opteron, vector, multithreaded, and FPGA compute processors in a single...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Apr.16.2010
"Goldman Sachs Next Round Of Scams. Carbon Credits" This is, to reiterate, what Goldman Sachs is engaged in: trading in interest rate and credit products, mortgage-backed securities and loans, currencies and commodities, structured and derivative products, provides investment advisory...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Apr.16.2010
"Goldman Sachs. The Vampire Squid".  What is Goldman Sachs? The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a global investment banking and securities firm which engages in investment banking, securities services, investment management and other financial services primarily with institutional clients....