Organized Crime on Wall Street

Why Stringer Bell should have been a Wall Street CEO · by James Kwak One of the central dramas of the early seasons of The Wire is the cat-and-mouse game between Avon Barksdale’s drug operation and the detectives of the Major Crimes Unit. The drug dealers … Continue reading

Baltimore rage is shocking? Get real.

LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University. He is a fellow at the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, and his commentary has been recognized by the Online News Association, the National Association of Black Journalists … Continue reading

The Discrimination Double Standard

By Liz Gannes, Re/code This week in Silicon Valley, it’s trendy to speak out against discrimination. But last week, many of the same people weren’t quite so forthcoming. Led by Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Apple CEO Tim Cook, Silicon Valley is loudly complaining about homophobic … Continue reading