peHUB Second Opinion 11.24

Attacks: Yikes, the SEIU has gone after Audax and Bain pretty hard following the Boston Globe’s story on the ways Bain minted a profit on a failed company (American Pad & Paper). (SEIU)

Listen Up: Peter Brooke goes on NPR to talk about private equity. (WBUR)

Revivals: Golub Capital has revived its plans for an IPO. (LBO Wire)

Black Friday Predictions: Boom? Bust? Paul Kedrosky has a handy little chart from Mint.com. (Infectious Greed)

President With A Sense of Humor: (Or is he really just scared of Robots?) In a speech about his “Educate to Innovate” program, Obama said, “♫ As president, I believe that robotics can inspire young people to pursue science and engineering. And I also want to keep an eye on those robots in case they try anything.” Brilliant. (Gizmodo)

Ouch: Some Cornell Business School employees accidentally CCed the entire school on their dirty emails. (Clusterstock)

Coffee Wars: Green Mountain is on an acquisition tear and now its in a bidding war. (DealZone)

Vampire Banks Rise Again: Columnist Deab baker writes, “Wall Street will never be fair while industry lobbyists wander the halls of Congress, sucking the life out of financial reform.” (Guardian)