Sunday, January 19, 2014

Something to Know - 19 January


1.  Here's a deeply introspective piece from today's NY Times.  It is written by a former Wall Street insider who rode the Greed Machine and made millions.  Take all the Hollywood movies and some books on the subject, and you have a nice read to see how the "addiction to wealth" is really the dark side of Capitalism, and how it destroys us.  In the end, this guy pulls out, as a reformed alcoholic would do:

2.  The soon-to-be-released movie "Mitt"  on Netflix this 24th of January, is not to be missed.  Presented by award-winning producer Seth Gordon, it presents an intimate look at the trials, travails, and eventual unexpected loss (to the Romney circle) of a run in the last general election:

I have built my organization upon fear.
-- Al Capone

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