Art book

Chanel celebrates two historic wine chateaux with new art book

Château Rauzan-Ségla or Château Canon? With the launch of her new art book, Chanel shines a light on the people, the stories and, above all, the wine behind two famous French vineyards, between the communes of Margaux and Saint-Émilion. Both now estates of Chanel, both have a deep history in the famous wine region of […]

Art photography

Daniel Wolf, 65, dies; Helped create a market for fine art photography

“Suddenly, overnight, 25,000 of the rarest photographs ever taken were taken off the market,” said Weston Naef, who helped Wolf plan the acquisition for the Getty and later became his first curator of photography. “It would be like someone taking away half the gold from Fort Knox.” Along with regular work for private clients, he […]

Art Industry

MELISSA KITE: So attractive. So very cynical. Why should we ban Wonga’s ‘family’ TV commercials

So attractive. So very cynical. Why should we ban Wonga’s ‘family’ TV commercials By Melissa Kite for the Daily Mail Posted: 5:18 p.m. EDT, November 5, 2013 | Update: 5:18 p.m. EDT, November 5, 2013 A pretty blonde woman, holding a small child in her arms as she walks through a petting zoo, says, “I […]

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Our Ancestors Endured More Than We Will Ever Know Because of Racism and Jim Crow | Nathalie Moore

In 2015, the Chicago Urban League honored journalist Isabel Wilkerson. His book “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of the Great Migration” is joyful and heartbreaking as it chronicles how African Americans moved from north to south, often feeling racial and economic violence. It is nothing less than a masterpiece. In his acceptance […]

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Harvard professor links Saint-Louis to the history of American racism | Book reviews

Just because Johnson teaches at Harvard doesn’t mean that the writing in “The Broken Heart of America” ​​is heavy or academic. He moves the story forward quickly and chronologically and shows an occasional flair. Franz Sigel, a figure of St. Louis in the mid-19th century, is portrayed as follows: “Of medium height, thin and stern, […]

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Cannabis and gambling: the state ballot measures that matter to banks

As votes continue to be counted in a fierce presidential election, tally on Wednesday showed cannabis legalization and interest rate caps on consumer loans remain popular even in Republican-leaning states. . In other state-level results that have implications for the financial services industry, Californians have passed a voting measure that will strengthen the country’s toughest […]

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Lenders offer charitable contributions in exchange for high interest rates

In a last-minute voting offer, the consumer lending industry offers to donate an indefinite share of its profits to charities in return for the legal right to grant loans with monthly interest rates of up to 15%. Members of a Republican-dominated conference committee on Thursday approved legislation allowing high-interest loans of up to $ 2,500 […]

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New legislation in the United States proposes the Federal Data Protection Agency, a wide range of new enforcement measures

The United States lags behind much of the world in having yet to establish some sort of national data protection agency. Several attempts at federal data privacy standards have been launched in recent years, but have failed to gain traction. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand takes another turn on the matter, but is the first to propose […]

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The sidecar plan that could soon be attached to your 401 (k)

While economists disagree on the existence of a retirement savings crisis in the United States, one thing is clear: there is an emergency savings crisis. Getting more Americans to save for emergencies, especially low- and middle-income people, is crucial to their financial security. Failure to do so can result in financial ruin. The statistics are […]

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Household debt is a national crisis. Predatory lenders, not borrowers, are to blame.

(Khalil Bendib, Other words) By LeeAnn Hall Years after Toni Potter’s husband died from pancreatic cancer, debt collectors in her Washington state still harassed her relentlessly for her hospital bills. Andrea Anderson, a young student from Oregon, received $ 150,000 in college loans as she pursues her dream of becoming a social worker. She knows […]