EXPORT OR DIE - British Pathé: Ministry of Information public information trailer - Export or Die: We see a cartoon family - dad has a very small radio but wants a new one. Mother wants a sewing machine. Their daughter wants beauty products. We then see the new things being exported, they turn into money to buy food and raw materials such as timber. The narrator explains that we must make these sacrifices for the things we need. "We must sell the things we want to buy the things we need."
Danger Signs for the Academic Job Market in Humanities? The humanities market has been in steep decline, and a decade's worth of disciplinary reports seem to back that up. According to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, that's exactly what's happening.
AIG may join bailout lawsuit against U.S. government
American International Group Inc, the insurer rescued by the U.S. government in 2008 with a bailout that ultimately totaled $182 billion, may join a lawsuit against the government alleging the terms of the deal were unfair...They are insane! REUTERS-Shannon Stapleton-Files
Skin And Bone: The Shadowy Trade In Human Body Parts is an 8-month project by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). ICIJ found the business of recycling dead humans has grown so large over the past decade that you can buy stock in publicly traded companies that rely on corpses for their raw materials, that are turned into everything from bladder slings to surgical screws to material used in dentistry or plastic surgery.
Trader Charged in ‘Flash Crash’ Case to Fight Extradition to U.S.
Trader Charged in ‘Flash Crash’ Case to Fight Extradition to US: In the criminal complaint, Mr. Sarao is accused of entering and withdrawing thousands of orders worth tens of millions of dollars on hundreds of trading days to push down the price of futures contracts tied to the value of the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index, a practice indicated to be spoofing. Once the price fell, Mr. Sarao would buy the contract and reap the profits, according to the criminal complaint. Prosecutors contend…