Europe's largest oil producer is effectively admitting the oil game is over and promises to divest from the industry – but it wants to play to the final whistle. Can it have it both ways?
Sixteen of the world’s largest banks have been caught colluding to rig global interest rates – so why are we doing business with a corrupt global banking cartel, and isn't it time someone prosecuted them?
Good criminals don’t leave calling cards at the crime scene: they cover their tracks. A bit like California Senator Dianne Feinstein, her real estate tycoon husband Richard Blum, and the corrupt management of the U.S. Postal Service.
Because postal services, owned by the people, are part of the commons, the attack on public postal utilities amounts to an attack on the commons itself.
University of California Regent Richard Blum has built vastly over-budget municipal airports, tunnels and bridges and sold high-tech weaponry in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he's liquidating U.S. post offices for private gain.