The Brazilian World Cup_Let The Games Begin

For those of us who had a smattering of the history of ancient Rome in our earlier years in school, the overarching lesson was the eventual decline of a great empire brought about through hubris and moral decay, the result perhaps of obscene opulence and total disregard for the lives of those upon whose backs that […]

Henry Paulson Involved In Oregon Securities Fraud Case

By Peter Apanel In recent years, media stories about questionable, ill-advised, publicly-subsidized sports stadium deals that benefit wealthy team owners have become commonplace. But here in Portland, Oregon, the story is different. That’s because there is clear evidence of securities fraud and obstruction of justice. And most notably, the story involves the Portland Timbers, a Major League Soccer franchise owned by former U.S. […]