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Public Address 16/09/08 - Crash and Contempt

Public Address 16/09/08 - Crash and Contempt

Crash and Contempt | Sep 16, 2008 10:55
Russell Brown's Hard News
The yardstick that brought home to me the magnitude of the Lehman Brothers collapse was actually contained in the August Vanity Fair story about the failure of another investment bank, Bear Stearns. In Bryan Burrough's story, Lehman is the potential suitor or saviour, the prim, prudent counterpart to...

Mmmmmm, MMP | Sep 16, 2008 10:25
Emma Hart apologises to Jim unreservedly.
Confession time. I was a member of the Labour Party from 1987 until 1989. In '88 and '89 I was the Aorangi Regional Rep on the Labour Youth Council. Despite this (no, not because of it), I have never voted Labour in my life. This peculiarity is all a matter...

We have ways of making you torque | Sep 15, 2008 14:28
David Slack knows the Internet has no speed limit
Cruising down the Information Super Highway in the people's browser, I came upon these lyrics a moment ago. Wir fahr'n fahr'n fahr'n auf der Autobahn Vor uns liegt ein weites Tal Die Sonne scheint mit Glitzerstrahl Die Fahrbahn ist ein graues Band Weisse Streifen, gruener Rand Jetzt schalten wir...

Let's make some noise | Sep 15, 2008 13:05
Hadyn Green plays the game
In no way do I intend for this to become a "rugby blog"; one of those false-masculine affairs where "blokes" talk about sportsmen to the point where you might think that perhaps you have accidentally accessed a slash-fiction site. However, I cannot help but write about rugby for...


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