Editor’s Picks: News and Opinion Around the Web


Are international robber barons like Goldman Sachs ripping off the poorest and most desperate nations with the aid of the very institutions created to help them? William Pfaff examines at Truthdig. You remember KBR the former Halliburton subsidiary alleged to have overcharged, and defrauded the US government has been accused of the electrocution of soldiers who thought they were turning on the shower, not the voltage? They’ve been awarded another giant contract in appreciation of their efforts; from Raw Story. Those and other stories in today’s picks.

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