Archive for February, 2013

  • Why I Marched Against the XL Pipeline

    February 19th, 2013 by John Fullerton

    My daughter and I joined an estimated 50,000 demonstrators in Washington, D.C. marching against the XL Pipeline that would connect the Canadian Tar Sands to American refineries.  After a half century on this planet, I took to the streets.  Here’s why.

    The “business as usual” arguments in favor of building the pipeline as articulated by the liberal and >> Read more

  • What JPMorgan’s Recently Released Internal Reports Unintentionally Say

    February 4th, 2013 by John Fullerton

    After apologizing at Davos – but only to his shareholders – according to William Cohan on the Bloomberg View, the JPMorgan Chairman and CEO hastened to add about 2012, “We did have record profits. Life goes on.”

    It is true; JPMorgan reported a strong financial performance in 2012, “London Whale” trading fiasco notwithstanding. I must admit that despite my 18 >> Read more