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Sunday, May 20, 2018
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The Beginning Of Something Big…Maybe

Five dollars? Really? To use your own money? Wow. Bank of America’s decision to impose that fee for debit card use did not precipitate the Occupy Wall Street protests. But it does seem to embody much of what has driven thousands of people to the streets, first in the New York financial center and now […]

October 9, 2011

On War, Guilt and ‘Thank You for Your Service’

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) — Watch a 1940s or 1950s movie set in New York City — noir, comedy or melodrama — and you are sure to spot him: straphanging on a crowded subway car, buying a newspaper at a kiosk or sitting in a coffee shop. The anonymous man in uniform is a stock extra […]

August 5, 2011