Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

Photo: Man Reading A Newspaper

Green Line, Gallery Place – Chinatown, Feb. 26th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Ideas to Breathe New Life Into D.C. Cemeteries

While the recent grave mismanagement scandal at Arlington National Cemetery may dampen local enthusiasm for the national trend of finding creative new uses for cemeteries, in a backwards-kinda-way, it does spark questions about whether D.C. could taking better advantage of its cemetery spaces for the public good.
As The Wall Street Journal reports, cemeteries across the [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Pat Bowlen to Dan Snyder: Take My Ex-Wife, Please!

Right before Christmas, I read an ESPN report that said Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen gave a "ringing endorsement" of his former coach, Mike Shanahan, during private conversations with Dan Snyder. I thought that was an odd leak, given that Bowlen just fired Shanahan a year ago, after Shanny lost a four-game division lead in [...]

Whole Foods Protesters Miss the Salad Bar

Single Payer Action promised yesterday to picket Whole Foods stores in New York, Austin, and D.C., and today, picketing they are: Neatly, sweetly, and sweatily, making the lunch scene at 1440 P St. NW the most bucolic  in the history of organic-food-store protests.
Holding up a piece of orange poster board three times as wide [...]

Single Payer Action to Picket P Street Whole Foods

In response to Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's August 11th op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, in which he decried the public option, the non-profit organization Single Payer Action has organized protests at Whole Foods stores in Austin, D.C., and New York.
From the group's organizing email:
We know that Whole Foods allows non-profit public interest groups [...]

Wall Street Journal Passed Up Madoff Story

Gary Weiss has a helluva post up at his blog: In his prepared testimony, Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos says that he told Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Wilke three years ago that there was something fishy about Bernie Madoff. But according to Markopolos, WSJ editors wouldn't let Wilke follow the story.