The Stumpf Banking System

The Stumpf Banking System

“Stumpf” is a German adjective for someone who’s obtuse, slow on the uptake, imperceptive, or to put it bluntly, stupid. Ironically, it also happens to be the surname of Wells Fargo’s CEO, who’s now mired in the most shameful banking...
The Golden Years Gap

The Golden Years Gap

Flo, the Progressive insurance pitch woman in the white uniform and headband, is relentlessly perky. She won’t be when she learns about the double standard that lets her CEO sock away millions more for retirement than she can. Whereas the Flos of the working...
The TPP Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight

The TPP Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight

As Congress gets ready to vote on whether to “fast-track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), its proponents are making weaker and more far-fetched arguments for the deal. And they keep getting their facts wrong and their logic twisted. This hit parade of...
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