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Entries by Ben Cohen from 04/2012

How Long Can Republicans Keep Up Mythical Economics?

| Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

For 30 years, Republicans have espoused an economic theory that has wreaked havoc on America's poor, funneled wealth upwards at an unprecedented rate and brought the economy to the brink of destruction.

Why Wanting to Be Rich Is a Form of Mental Illness

| Posted 04.12.2012 | Money

As the wealth divide gets wider, those less fortunate want what the rich have.

The Severe Danger of a Romney Presidency

| Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

With a fragile economy and a breaking middle class, the possibility that Romney could pull an upset is not out of the question. And it is worth worrying about because the consequences of a Romney Presidency are severe.

Uncovering America's Generous Side

| Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

There are certain aspects of America that I find enormously attractive -- the openness and friendliness of the people, their generosity and the lack of a stifling European-style class system. However, there is a side to America that I find extremely unsettling -- the relentless fixation on money.