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Submitted by lambert on Sun, 04/12/2009 - 10:08am
Lawrence Summers, the president’s chief economic adviser, made $5.2 million in 2008 from a hedge fund, D. E. Shaw, for a one-day-a-week job. He also earned $2.7 million in speaking fees from the likes of Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. [Yet/And at] the start of his stormy and short-lived presidency, Summers picked a fight with Cornel West for allegedly neglecting his professorial duties by taking on such extracurricular tasks as cutting a spoken-word CD.
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Submitted by lambert on Thu, 04/09/2009 - 12:23pm
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Submitted by lambert on Fri, 03/27/2009 - 1:26am
Leave aside for a moment the question of whether a market in which buyers have to be bribed to participate can really be described as “better functioning.”
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Submitted by lambert on Sun, 01/25/2009 - 10:58pm
Naked Capitalist has a terrific post on the latest TARP maneuvering showing, essentially, that the only institutional* difference between Village Republicans and Village Demorats is the Dems use lub Read below the fold...
Submitted by LostClown on Fri, 11/07/2008 - 4:25pm
So, I bet you all remember that wonderful sexist Larry Summers who said that women aren't excelling in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields because of innate differences between our brains and men's. Isn't he sweet? Read below the fold...