Nathan Fowler

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How Bannon turned the tables on liberals

<b>(CNN) —</b> When CBS producers scored Steve Bannon, President Trump's ex-chief strategist, for his first interview with what Bannon terms with some disdain as the mainstream media, they may have relished the chance to expose him as the sinister tactician they believed him to be.<p>And they did -- …

Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton’s book signing was as insufferable as you’d expect

Among the enduring criticisms of Hillary Clinton: Her sense of entitlement is limitless. She’s tone-deaf and doesn’t understand the average American …

Hillary’s Shallowness on Abortion

What her new book says about ‘reproductive rights’<p>If anyone is looking for valuable insights from Hillary Clinton about how her views on abortion …

Feminism

Everything You Know About Martin Shkreli Is Wrong—or Is It?

Even before his arrest this week on securities fraud allegations, Wall Street’s most visible villain was infamous for gouging AIDS patients and pregnant women, buying a very overpriced Wu-Tang Clan album, and trolling the world on Twitter. He says his real friends know he is “not that guy.” In a …

Martin Shkreli

Companies Lie. Some Get Away With It.

We have different expectations from Volkswagen and "Game of Thrones."<p>Why is it wrong for Volkswagen to lie (if it did lie) about whether its cars meet emission standards, but uncontroversial for HBO to lie (if it is lying) about whether Jon Snow is dead?<p>Everyone knows what Volkswagen is accused of. …

Game of Thrones

The Panama Papers, explained with piggy banks

STUDY: 20% Of Companies Lie On Earnings Reports, Top Reason Is To Boost Stock Prices

Business professors Ilia Dichev and Shiva Rajgopal at Emory and John Graham at Duke published a paper detailing their findings. Here are a few bullets from the introduction:<p>In addition to conducting the survey, the researchers also sat down for one-on-one interviews with 12 CFOs. These …

When half a million Americans died and nobody noticed

ARE American lives cheaper than those of the Chinese? It's a question raised by Ron Unz, publisher of The American Conservative, who has produced a …

Biomedicine

What you need to know about the Volkswagen scandal

CNBC gives a breakdown of the Volkswagen emissions scandal and what it means for the company, the U.S. government and you.<p>The company is said to have …

U.S. Department of Justice

Why Companies Lie to Us & Why We Can’t Do Anything About It

<i>Benjamin Franklin once said, “Honesty is the best policy”.</i><p>Even though this bit of wisdom is over 2500 years old, it’s something that apparently …

How Hollywood Accounting Can Make a $450 Million Movie 'Unprofitable'

So: "Return of the Jedi" is a $475 million lemonade stand.<p><i>Hollywood can't really work like this</i>, you're thinking. But it does. Last year, the website Techdirt revealed a balance sheet from "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", which, under Hollywood accounting, ended up with a $167 million …

GM CEO: 'People died in our cars'

General Motors will pay $900 million to settle criminal charges related to its flawed ignition switch that has been tied to at least 124 deaths.<p>Problems with the ignition switch could shut off the car while it was being driven, disabling the airbag, power steering and power brakes -- and putting …

Corruption

BRE-X: Inside The $6 Billion Gold Fraud That Shocked The Mining Industry

This is according to MasterMinds, a Canadian true crime documentary television series produced by truTV.<p>For the next three years, de Guzman produced thousands of core samples riddled with gold. Canada's CBC News has a detailed timeline of the events.<p>During that period, the market value of de …

U.S. Companies Are Stashing $2.1 Trillion Overseas to Avoid Taxes

Eight of the biggest U.S. technology companies added a combined $69 billion to their stockpiled offshore profits over the past year, even as some …

Apple Is Paying Almost No Taxes On The $102 Billion It Has Stashed Offshore: Report

Just one day before Apple's CEO Tim Cook is expected to argue for corporate tax reform on Capitol Hill, a new report claims that the company is avoiding paying taxes on billions of dollars in profits.<p>The U.S.-based software giant is parking $102 billion in overseas tax havens, allowing the company …

BofA Admits Hiding Debt

Details Come as SEC Is Set to Unveil Review of Wall Street 'Window Dressing'<p>Bank of America Corp. admitted to making six transactions that incorrectly hid from view billions of dollars of debt, following a bid to cut the size of a unit's balance sheet and meet internal financial targets.<p>The …

Bank of America

What are the Panama Papers, who is involved and what is a tax haven?

A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth.<p>Here's our guide to the biggest leak in history:<p>What are the Panama Papers?<p>A leak of 11 million files from one of the world’s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack …