Business and finance 15 March 2012 Business picks from elsewhere, Thursday 15 March Out opinion on their opinion: American driving, Goldman Sachs, and the New York Times. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up 1. Discovering Greed (Schumpeter) Mr Smith may suffer from his own willingness to swallow Goldman’s propaganda, writes Schumpeter. 2. As gas prices soar, US driving habits shift, but slowly (Washington Post) Americans are altering their driving habits, writes Brad Plumer. 3. New York Times pay structure isn’t fit to print (Reuters) The paper rewards its bosses too well, writes Jeffrey Goldfarb. 4. Faux G (Babbage) Plainspoken truth and meeting expectations is in short supply in the mobile world, writes Babbage. 5. Americans think private equity is profiteering. But that hasn’t necessarily hurt Romney (Washington Post) Mitt Romney’s campaign has put private equity under major scrutiny, writes Suzy Khimm. › In this week's New Statesman: The end of socialism Americans are changing their driving habits, Getty images Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!