Yahoo Finance’s Social Darwinism

October 13, 2021

Yahoo Finance regularly features its senior columnist, Rick Newman, as a voice of open-minded reflection and staid wisdom, a seasoned journalist skilled at juggling with issues at the junction of finance and politics. Though no doctrinaire libertarian, he adheres to the capitalist faith and...

Yahoo Finance and the Power of the Status Quo

October 30, 2019

Yahoo Finance’s senior correspondent, Rick Newman, has a bee in his bonnet. He calls it “transitioning.” In his eyes, it is the source of all ills, clearly something to be avoided at all costs. And precisely because of costs, which makes perfect sense for a financial pundit imbued with the...

A Whistleblower Decries Facebook’s Assault on Democracy

October 16, 2019

Christopher Wylie rose to fame when he blew the whistle on Facebook’s involvement in the Cambridge Analytica affair, which ended up costing Facebook $5 billion in fines. He has just published a book called, “Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America” in which he denounces...

Debt in America: What to Do and What Not to Do

June 11, 2019

Yahoo Finance identifies a serious problem in US society and knows there’s only one way to solve it: inform people it’s their problem to solve. Yahoo Finance wants to help American families solve a problem that strikes at the core of the US economy and culture and has seriously undermined...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Who’s a “Philistine”?

September 28, 2018

Art in the eyes of financial journalists is just another set of objects for sale, but at what price? To really understand the gap between the narrowly focused world of finance and the vast universe of the arts, what better place to go than the experts at Yahoo Finance and a video discussion...