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Commentary & Opinion
September 17, 2018 Commentary: What Made The Financial Crisis Go From Bad To Disaster?Source: Forbes
Even before Lehman Brothers failed ten years ago this weekend, the financial crisis was bad. But it was the failure of Lehman Brothers that tipped a bad situation into an absolute disaster, and brought the global financial system...
September 14, 2018 Warren Buffet Calls Lehman Brothers Failing An Economic Pearl Harbor (HBO)Source: Vice News/YouTube
When Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy ten years ago on Friday, the question on everyone’s minds was simple: “Who’s next?
September 5, 2018 COMMENTARY: Fracking As The Next Financial Meltdown (Or Not)Source: Forbes
Shale fracking carries a political odor all its own, just as food whose genes were modified by primitive people is more acceptable that food modified—gasp—by scientists. As an example, the Massachusetts Sierra Club opposes gas...
August 31, 2018 Opinion: Suddenly I understand how the Reformation happenedSource: Oregon Live - MARC A. THIESSEN
Reading the stunning letter from Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano...is both heartbreaking and enraging. If Vigano is right, it means the corruption in the Catholic Church has reached not just the highest levels of Roman Curia but...
August 31, 2018 How will Guyana deal with its oil windfall?Source: CNN Money
ExxonMobil found oil off Guyana's coast in 2015, and believes the reserves are big. Conservative estimates project to about 4 billion barrels. Some experts think there's more to be found in the country's 6.6 million-acre...
August 21, 2018 ConocoPhillips and Venezuela's PDVSA reach $2 billion settlementSource: Yahoo
U.S. producer ConocoPhillips and Venezuela's PDVSA have reached a payment agreement over a $2 billion arbitration, the companies said on Monday, suspending a dispute that blocked the state-run company from exporting oil from...
Source: Anthropocene Magazine
The idea of devoting half of Earth’s terrestrial surface to rich, intact forms of nature has stirred conservationist imaginations in the last few years. It’s an inspiring vision, simple yet powerful, a bright aspiration amidst...
July 24, 2018 CNNMoney exclusive: Jamie Dimon on the trade war, infrastructure 'emergency' and TrumpSource: CNN
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is worried the economy's momentum could be derailed by President Donald Trump's trade wars.
February 27, 2018 America’s moral obligation to the environmentSource: The Hill
President Barack Obama revealed the Clean Power Plan to the world in 2015. Obama referred to the proposal as “a moral obligation” and rightfully labeled it "the single most important step that America has ever made in the fight...
February 20, 2018 Enjoy Your Bonus—I GuessSource: Larry Checco, featured commentator
If you’re lucky enough to have received them, that three percent raise and $1,000 bonus your company just laid on you, well….…Don’t go spending it foolishly or in one place!
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