Sunny: KBR & Halliburton Potentially Liable for Iraq Toxic Burn Pits, Court Rules 57 Lawsuits Can Proceed

KBR and Halliburton Can Be Sued For Iraq Toxic Burn Pits, Court Rules by Fatima Hansia, CorpWatch Blog April 17th, 2014 KBR and Halliburton – two major U.S. military contractors – can be sued for the health impacts of trash incineration on U.S. soldiers who served in the war in Iraq, according to a new court decision …

Sunny: Federal Reserve Monitoring Social Sentiment…

Federal Reserve looking to monitor social media by Steve Ragan – the tech herald, Sep 27 2011, 10:45 The Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) has invited companies specializing in sentiment analysis the chance to bid on a contract, which will allow the regional bank to monitor what people are saying about the Fed …

Owl: Dmitry Orlov on Ebola and Five Stages of Collapse — Financial, Commercial, Political, Social, Cultural

Dmitry Orlov on Ebola and the Five Stages of Collapse Orlov is one of the best futurists writing on society collapse, having witnessed and personally experienced the collapse of the Soviet Union. His book, Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Experience and American Prospects http://www.amazon.com/Reinventing-Collapse-Experience-American-Prospects/dp/0865716854, is one of the best ever written in the collapse genre and …

Stephen E. Arnold: Open Source Management – A Work in Progress

Open Source Management: A Work in Progress I have attended a couple of “open source” events over the year. Most of the attendees are male, serious, bright, and similar to the fellows in my advanced high school math class and our math club. The few women present were notable because there were so darned few …