Marketplace for Wednesday April 2, 2014
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In the case widely regarded as the sequel to the Citizens United campaign finance case, the Supreme Court has struck down the aggregate limit on what an individual can give in donations in a given an election cycle. Also, New York drops out of InBloom, the Gates Foundation’s $100 million effort at collecting student data, leaving it with no known customers. Since launching, seven states have dropped out. Apparently, parents aren’t as eager as gates assumed to have their kids data-mined at schools. Plus: We remember – briefly – Charles Keating, because he was one of the best-known faces of the S&L crisis of the late 80’s and early 90’s, in which 1,000 banks collapsed.
Posted In: Charles Keating, Alan Greenspan, John McCain
Remembering Charles Keating, a well-known face of the 80s-90s S&L crisis.
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