Winners & Losers
Winners MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty The Taj Mahal: The 17th-century testament of a Moghul emperor’s love for his wife is getting a facelift to repair damage caused by weather and pollution. David Beckham: $250 million for an aging, non-scoring player who is well past his prime. Good on ya, mate. Burma: Escapes a Security Council resolution condemning ...
The Taj Mahal: The 17th-century testament of a Moghul emperor’s love for his wife is getting a facelift to repair damage caused by weather and pollution.
Burma: Escapes a Security Council resolution condemning human rights abuses after China and Russia join forces and break out the veto pen.
Google: It’s Fortune‘s #1 best company to work for.
BP: On top of
British “Beyond” Petroleum’s recent scandals, now it’s losing its admired CEO, Lord Browne.
Jimmy Carter: 14 members of a Carter Center board resign. Ouch.
National Guard Troops: Gates’s new deployment rules will mean less time at work and with family.
Catholic Church in Poland: Scandal rocks the Church with allegations of widespread collaboration with the secret police under Communism.
George W. Bush: His big Iraq speech tanked with the American public, and a hostile Congress is now on the attack.
Blake Hounshell is a former managing editor of Foreign Policy.
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