How Experts Enable Corruption: The Role of Conflicted Lawyers at CalPERS and Other Public Pension Funds

As Trump is about to be sworn in, the press and pundits are agog about his and his fellow Cabinet members’ deep and extensive conflicts of interest, and how dangerous they is for democracy.1 But the hue and cry about conflicts of interest is late in coming. They’ve been tolerated more and more over time […]

Bill Black: The Terrible Cost to Democrats and Our Nation of Ignoring Tom Frank’s Warnings

A high level description of how Democrats and Labor sold out the working class, and how that served a narrow interests at great cost.
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