#HEDGEPAPERS NO. 22 – Hedge Funds Attack American Health Care

30 Sep 2015
Billionaire Profiteers & Big Pharma A new analysis shows rampant speculation by hedge fund and private equity in the branded drugs that are rising fastest in price It’s not just one highly unethical man: dozens of high-flying financial speculators at hedge funds and private equity firms are driving up the price of pharmaceuticals across the country.... Read More

#HedgePapers No. 15 – Cuomo’s Cronies: How Private School Billionaires Are Banking On Tax Credits From The Governor

28 May 2015
Cuomo’s Cronies: How Private School Billionaires Are Banking On Tax Credits From The Governor Cuomo’s Latest Scheme: Tax Refunds for Billionaires Who Donate to Elite Private Schools and Privatized Charter Schools Andrew Cuomo is probably the first Democratic governor in history to back tuition tax credits and taxpayer-funded subsidies to wealthy families who send their children to elite private schools.... Read More
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#Hedgepapers No. 14: The Gift of Greed – How Hedge Fund Philanthropists Increase Inequality

11 May 2015
The Gift of Greed: How Hedge fund Philanthropists Increase Inequality “Consider this … your Yom Kippur. You’re going to donate a lot of money. Not enough, obviously, to offset all the s- you’ve done, but a lot.” – Jon Stewart at Robin Hood Foundation gala in 2009[1] The governing boards of the Robin Hood Foundation, an anti-poverty charity, are a picture of the extreme and growing concentration of wealth in American society.... Read More
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#HedgePaper No. 12 – Cancerous Cash

3 May 2015
Photo credit: New York Times CANCEROUS CASH: HOW HEDGE FUNDS DESTROY AMERICAN HEALTH If you’re not looking carefully, you would never know that the Sohn Conference is actually a fundraiser for pediatric cancer – the promoters behind the event pretty much describe it as a hedge fund beauty pageant. » read more... Read More
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Open Letter to the Sohn Conference Foundation

2 May 2015
May 1, 2015 The Sohn Conference Foundation c/o EisnerAmper 750 Third Ave, 22nd floor New York, NY 10017 Board of Directors: Douglas Hirsch, Daniel Nir and Evan Sohn RE: Concerns regarding the Sohn Conference Foundation mission and scheduled speakers at the 20th Annual Sohn Investment Conference To the Board: We write to raise our serious concerns regarding the mission of the Sohn Conference Foundation and the scheduled speakers at the 20th Anniversary Sohn Investment Conference.... Read More
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#HedgePapers No.2: One57

24 Feb 2015
In January 2013, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a housing bill that contained special carve-outs for a select few property developers, many of whom were major donors to his campaign coffers. One of the developments that got special treatment is One57, a development catering not to the 1%, but to the 0.0001%.... Read More
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