Avoid the eyes! Mine Sunday morning See Incompetence, Corruption and Policy Failure:
A Cancer defeated? Your Medicare Advantage plan may still be billing for it. Firms seek to increase profits by digging up patient records for old, irrelevant conditions, the judiciary claims. (Washington Post)
A How the Crypto Giant Becomes a Center for Hackers, Fraudsters and Drug Traffickers: For five years, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has acted as a carrier for laundering at least 35 2.35 billion in illicit funds, a Reuters investigation has found. (Reuters) See more Theft, fraud and lawsuits in the world’s largest NFT marketplace: OpenSea, one of the top-profile crypto start-ups, is facing a backlash for stolen and stolen offensive tokens. (New York Times)
A How San Francisco has become a failed city: But to hear the story of how my city fell apart — and how it began to pull itself together again, I want you to love San Francisco a little, as much as I do. (Atlantic)
A He helped create the Big Lies. Records suggest he turned it into a big gift. Indeed, the founder of the vote, Catherine Engelbrecht, has been instrumental in helping the voter fraud movement move from the political edge to a central pillar of Republican ideology. The Texas-based nonprofit is involved in a series of suspicious transactions that consolidated more than $ 1 million from its founder, a longtime board member romantically associated with the founder and general counsel of the group. (Published)
A American Rasputin: Steve Bannon is still plotting. And he is still a threat to democracy. (Atlantic) See more Steve Bannon and the Politics of Bullshit: On the eve of the January 6 committee hearing, a profile of Trump ally raises ugly questions about what is hidden in the far right of American politics (DamonLinker)
A Russia’s war on world food supply: I assume that the Russians are primarily interested in harming the Ukrainian economy by denying their export earnings and secondly in raising the price of grain worldwide for the benefit of their own grain exporters. But Russia has stopped exporting grain and is now arguing that Western countries should lift their sanctions on Russia in order to flow Russian grain. Putin’s thinking on this issue seems to be driven by ideals rather than practical considerations. (Slowly annoying)
A Doxing and death threats against US election workers intensify as right-wingers continue their ‘fear campaign’ “Vitriol seems to have grown, and so does skill level,” (grid) See more The rise of political violence in the United States From death threats against previously unnamed bureaucrats and public health officials to plots to assassinate the governor of Michigan and the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, political violence in the United States has skyrocketed in the last five years. The pattern of political violence has also changed. Deeper trends: “ungrouping” of political violence as people self-radicalize through online engagement. (Journal of Democracy)
A Mass shootings where strict gun laws can make a difference If the original gun control proposals now being considered in Congress had become law since 1999, four gun owners under the age of 21 would be legally barred from buying rifles used in mass shootings. (New York Times)
A Woodward and Bernstein thought Nixon defined corruption. Then came Trump: As journalists, we have studied and written about Nixon for almost half a century, at which time we firmly believed that there would never be another American president who would trample on national interests and undermine democracy through personal and political courage. Interests and then Trump came. (Washington Post)
A Thank you for your unexpected and unsolicited submission for our consideration: Dear Sir, Thank you for submitting an unexpected and unsolicited portrait of your penis for our consideration. We’re sorry to hear that it has failed to pass our most basic quality control standards at this time However, with a nominal fee we can give you a report that will help you change it. (Letter letter)
Be sure to check out our Business Masters next week with Mark Mobius of Mobius Capital. Known as the “Godfather of Emerging Markets”, he was tapped by Sir John Templeton in 1987 to run the Templeton Emerging Markets, one of the world’s first EM funds. Over the next 30 years, he visited 112 countries, invested in 5,000+ companies, and traveled 1,000,000+ miles. It has helped Templeton Emerging Markets Group grow from $ 100 million in six markets to দেশে 40 billion in 70 countries.
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