Britney Wilson

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The Law Is A Harsh Mistress

<b>In 2010, as we note with some regularity</b>, the American people elected the worst Congress in the history of the Republic. This Congress arose from the fever swamps of the far right in which the achievements of the civil rights movements never have had much of a constituency among the shoeless, …

More Bad News About Pipelines

<b>Recently, arguing that pipelines are safer</b> ways to carry oil than are trains, Ed Schultz has signed aboard with out old friend, the Keystone XL pipeline, the continent-spanning death funnel that will carry the world's dirtiest fossil fuel from the blasted environmental moonscape of northern Alberta …

Ireland Gets It Right

<b>Oh, look. Someone isn't quite ready</b> to move forward yet.<p><i>The three executives who will go on trial at the Criminal Courts of Justice were at the head of the now defunct Anglo Irish Bank, which was at the heart of the financial crisis. They are its former chairman and chief executive Sean</i> …

The Snowden Effect, Continued

Shit's getting real.<p><i>"For personal gain, he's now selling his access to information, that's how they're terming it.... A thief selling stolen material is a thief," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) told journalists after a hearing where the leaks set in motion by former NSA</i> …

Your Occasional Pope

Ah, Papa Francesco?St. James has come to call.<p><i>In a devastating report, the U.N. committee also severely criticized the Holy See for its attitudes toward homosexuality, contraception and abortion and said it should review its policies to ensure children's rights and their access to health care are</i> …

Asian shares higher as markets look to jobs data

Stocks in Asia traded higher Thursday, steadying after an intense bout of selling earlier in the week, although gains were limited ahead of an …

Stock Markets

Is a video CV or resume right for you?

William Sjögren, an avid salsa dancer who lives in Stockholm, used an unconventional approach when he applied for a communications job last year: he created an online video of himself and a partner dancing.<p>He taped pieces of paper with key phrases and his contact information to his and his …

Measuring success beyond the bottom line

Chief executives and other high-level leaders have some pretty broad mandates. Not only are they expected to please shareholders and execute on a broad strategic vision, but they are also increasingly charged with creating dynamic companies where employees love to work, trust is abundant and …

Working amid sumptuous décor at Paris law office

A “royal space”, glittering with gold inlay and hand-painted wall murals, greets visitors to the Paris office of global law firm Baker & McKenzie.<p>“We see clients all over the world, but you get a special kind of experience when you are in Paris,” said managing partner Eric Lasry. “(It’s) the French …

The rise of China's super-rich

Most of the country’s richest citizens are young and experiencing wealth for the first time.<p>China’s economic growth may be starting to slow, but that’s not stopping its wealthiest citizens from cashing-in and spending their hard-earned salaries. Many Chinese are getting richer and their …