Over the air radio is nearly dead.
Old story but good one on what a junk mortgage bond is.
In January 2010, reporters from Planet Money bought a toxic asset—you know, the things that blew up wall street banks, sank the economy and brought the global financial system to a halt—one of those. And “Toxie” turned out to be an encyclopedia of the financial crisis.
Source: Toxie – This American Life
at LAX’s Residence Inn and you may be fortunate enough to meet an employee named Wally. His gig is relatively pedestrian—bring you room service, navigate around the hotel’s clientele in the lobby and halls—but Wally’s life is far more difficult than it seems. If you put a tray out in front of your door, for instance, he can’t get to you. If a cart is blocking the hall, he can’t push it out of the way. But fortunately for Wally, whenever he gets into a spot of trouble, he can call out for help.
Via Babysitting Robots questioningourreality.blogspot.com/2018/01/babysitting-robots.html
Who knew are county’s finances are being run by our very own corporate raider. The planned destruction of Sears sounds just like the movie Wall Street.
The whole concept of corporations, and why were invented in the first place, has long since gone.
Most Canadians spend years working for an income and trying to save enough for a secure retirement. That’s called middle class Canada.
Then there are those who make their money at the expense of undermining middle class security — and get rewarded with villas and yachts. There’s a name for them, too.