Tim Fernholz

Not One Compelling American on the 'Most Compelling Players' List?
June 11, 2014

American players have channeled resentment into sublime play. 

Puff Piece
August 20, 2012

Smoke Signals is not the authoritative weed history you have been looking for, unless you need a mélange of anecdotes for your stoner lair.

Why the SEC Will Soon Be Prosecuting More Cases Against Big Banks—And Losing
December 01, 2011

On Monday, a single, ringing court decision gave hope that Wall Street will finally be held to account for its role in causing the financial crisis. Federal District Court Judge Jed Rakoff’s opinion may soon force the SEC, the federal government’s investment regulator, to take big banks to court, rather than continuing to come to terms with them in out-of-court settlements.

Why Has the Obama Administration Declared War on Medical Marijuana?
November 09, 2011

Los Angeles—When you get a new car, you start noticing the same model all over the highway. It’s the same way when you figure out what California’s marijuana dispensaries look like—green crosses and signage about “medicine” and “420” start popping up all over the City of Angels: On your commute to work, in your neighborhood, around the corner from your favorite restaurant. To put it bluntly, it’s not hard to find weed in California. But that all might be about to change. The state’s four U.S.