September 12, 2018

A version of this story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Pacific Standard as a sidebar to “Death on the Dakota Access.” Subscribe now to support independent journalism in the public interest. The Producer Harold Hamm, Chairman and CEO, Continental Resources“Fracking King” Harold Hamm, dubbed Trump’s “energy whisperer” for his oversized role influencing the […]

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A version of this story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Pacific Standard as a sidebar to “Death on the Dakota Access.” Subscribe now to support independent journalism in the public interest. The Producer Harold Hamm, Chairman and CEO, Continental Resources“Fracking King” Harold Hamm, dubbed Trump’s “energy whisperer” for his oversized role influencing the […]

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In an art museum in Reykjavik stands a mural that looks, from a distance, like a pointillist painting. Those who venture closer discover that the work – a creation of artist Ragna Robertsdottir – is fashioned from tiny fragments of volcanic rock and ash from Mt. Katla, long considered one of Iceland’s most ferocious volcanoes. […]

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In an art museum in Reykjavik stands a mural that looks, from a distance, like a pointillist painting. Those who venture closer discover that the work – a creation of artist Ragna Robertsdottir – is fashioned from tiny fragments of volcanic rock and ash from Mt. Katla, long considered one of Iceland’s most ferocious volcanoes. […]

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Brussels has redoubled efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing with proposals to give the European Banking Authority (EBA) a powerful new mandate to impose sanctions directly on the banks of member states. A series of measuresthat would make Europe’s banking supervisor the ultimate arbiter in the most serious cross-border money-laundering cases were announced […]

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Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD .: Former premier Nawaz Sharif’s counsel on Tuesday told the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that probed into the Panama Papers scandal prepared an analysis of income and assets chart but the JIT head neither said a single word about it nor exhibited […]

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