For further evidence that some bankers just abuse the system, here is a disturbing story about how the Tetragon Financial Group is paying its partners tens of millions even as its fund suffers hundreds of millions.
Nick Kristof examines the dangers of chemicals that we encounter in our daily lives, and it’s scary. The last paragraph of his article offers valuable advice for parents aiming to secure their home from such dangers.
This article in the New York Times by four law school professors is a sad and poignant indictment of how regulators have become tools of the regulated financial industry and how Wall Street companies have lost all scruples and damaged the economic system as a result.
This interview mentions my uncle Larry Lubetzky – my Dad’s older brother. I recall how as a child my Dad recounted his liberation by American soldiers. It was many years later that I learned the platoon that rescued him was composed of all Asian-Americans – Japanese Americans to be specific.
A few weeks ago my sister uncovered an interview by the Yale Archives of my Dad, from 1987, which I am embarrassed I had never seen, sharing his life’s story, including the dark episode of Dachau. The video was dubbed into DVD and I made several hundred copies. If anyone wants one, please reply to this posting, or email me or call our office at +1 212 616 3006 x104 and I will gladly send you a copy – while supplies last.
OneVoice Palestine participated in the Strengthening Nonviolence in Palestine, organized by Realizing the Dream, Inc. Middle East Nonviolence and Democracy Center, and The Center for Democracy and Community Development. More than 200 people attended the conference, in which Martin Luther King, III- the oldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the founder of Realizing the Dream, INC talked about his father’s nonviolent struggle to grant the African Americans their civil rights in the U.S.A. Johnny Mack, the executive vice president of Realizing the Dream, talked about the need for adopting nonviolent technique to reach a solution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.