Monthly Archives: June 2009
Looks like hip hop’s main magazine took a bullet, and will close immediately, a spokesperson announced today. Now where will we get our hip hop news? I don’t think I’m pleased with XXL and The Source being the last two standing. Vibe’s content hasn’t impressed me for ages, aside from one thing—I think that any magazine that can get Terry Richardson to shoot Obama is pretty cool.
The sons along with other Madoff associates appeared to be put on notice that they’re likely to remain under pressure, as authorities promised to continue their investigation. The heat will stay on Madoff’s relatives and business associates, many observers say.
“While today’s sentence is an important milestone, the investigation is continuing,” Lev Dassin, the acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said Monday. “We are committed to bringing additional charges against anyone else who bears criminal responsibility. At the same time, we are focused on tracing, restraining and liquidating assets to maximize recoveries for the victims.”
Employers are discriminating against—unemployed people! That’s what the WSJ is saying:
With unemployment at 9.4% and rising, it’s a buyer’s market for employers that are hiring. But many employers are bypassing the jobless to target those still working, reasoning that these survivors are the top performers.
Um, excuse me? When will us unemployed people get a break? So is it our fault after all that we don’t have jobs, not the economy’s?