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Jan
13

A Friend of the Politburo

At Project Brazen, we’ve been drawing up our rankings of the world’s richest people who don’t appear
6 min read
Jan
06

Oligarch of Oligarchs

It was about time we confronted one of the big candidates in our search for the world's richest person head-on.
7 min read
Dec
23

China's Youtube Lobbyists

Cyrus Janssen is an interesting character. He graduated from Florida State in 2006, according to his LinkedIn, which also shows
8 min read
Dec
15

A Most Dangerous Spymaster

Here's some ingredients: chess lover, likes to sit quietly for hours at a time in a dark flotation chamber, wears
10 min read
Dec
09

Wall Street's Greatest Gambler

As results were tallied up on the night of the the 2020 presidential elections, one high roller was floating a
8 min read
Nov
25

Is CZ the richest man on earth?

First, a brief note about Whale Hunting. We're excited to be working on this newsletter. Not only is it fun,
11 min read
Nov
18

Introducing the Brazen RICH LIST

Imagine a distant island part of a crescent-shaped archipelago. Atop a hill there sits an enormous pink palace with dozens
9 min read
Nov
04

Shame of the US Navy

Photo provided by Morena Galvizo De Jesus to The Straits TimesThe lack of justice in the “Fat Leonard” bribery case,
5 min read
Oct
28

The Rosetta Stone of For-Profit Hacking

We've heard extensively about the ways in which governments and intelligence agencies around the world use powerful technology to hack
6 min read
Oct
21

Jared Kushner's Middle East Cash Grab

Since the would-be Trump dynasty lost a bid for a second-term in the White House, most attention on son-in-law Jared
6 min read