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Border Patrol: Fantasies of the Frontier

Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Fantasies of the frontier (via The Economist) THE debate over security on America’s south-western border operates on several levels of fantasy. The first is the idea that a 2,000-mile border that divides two countries with per-capita incomes of, respectively, $50,000 and $10,000 (and an insatiable appetite for drugs vs an […]

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JP Morgan Chase Faces Regulatory Action

JP Morgan Chase faces federal regulatory action: report (via AFP) JP Morgan Chase faces federal regulatory action over a scheme which manipulated energy prices in two US states, the New York Times reported Friday. The Times said it had seen a 70-page government document which indicated staff from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission intended to […]