Corruption, lobbyingcorporate malfeasance, and frauds: a weekly unconventional selection of must-read articles by investigative journalist Bethany McLean. 

“In the popular imagination, the Fed is a nonpolitical entity, almost godlike in its distance from electoral pressures. But, as at the Supreme Court, that is just a cover for a slightly different, more personal form of politics.” And whether you are pro or anti-Fed, no one is paying enough attention.  

This is one of the best explanations of the intellectual framework behind the government’s antitrust suit against Google:  

Onto the counterintuitive, to say the least! “The total number of bankruptcy filings is down by 28 percent in 2020 relative to the same time period in 2019.”