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Lake Como Vs. La Quinta

Dina Gachman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Travel
Dina Gachman

Sure plane travel hasn't always been as rosy as a 1950s beach blanket melodrama, but still. Meals and bite sized snacks used to be free. Flights used to be pretty much on time. It didn't cost $25 to check your luggage.

Romney's Big Lie

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Mitt Romney opened the general election campaign last night in Manchester, New Hampshire, using his acceptance speech to unleash a fierce attack on Barack Obama's "false promises and failed leadership." He said little about his own policies, preferring to contrast his free enterprise vision with what he called Obama's government-centered vision. After the absurd charge that under Obama, we will have "effectively ceased to be a free enterprise economy," Romney made his defense of privilege: "Those who promise to spread the wealth around only ever succeed in spreading poverty." What world is he living in?

As the World Turns

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business
Paula Gordon

SAG-AFTRA, one union, now stands where once there were a separate Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Actors. The labor movement is far from dead.

It's Not Capitalism, It's Cruelty

Kenneth Kales | Posted 05.27.2012 | Business
Kenneth Kales

While we can show the proper self restraint to not take advantage of our power, cruel people will tear the faces off of civility and decency if given the chance. Please remember this. Because as the flood waters of the Great Recession recede, the cruel are wanting to nestle back in to their nests.

You Want to Bring the Old Economy Back? Really?

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

Democrats have to be perceived as actually fighting for the interests of the 99%. The way to be perceived as doing this is to actually do it

The Credit Card Made Of Gold

Bloomberg | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

We all know economic times have been tough. But if you happen to have an extra $25 million that you are willing to let JPMorgan Chase manage for you, ...

Things Should Never Have Reached This Point

George Goehl | Posted 04.16.2012 | Impact
George Goehl

Every day, the American Dream seems a little farther away. More of our grandparents are being thrown from their homes. Our mothers and fathers can't...

How Do We Occupy the Gap?

Terrence McNally | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Terrence McNally

I would like to start a conversation around the following question: Because our political process and the government it delivers are owned and domina...

What Did The 1% Major In?

Posted 03.20.2012 | College

There are a lot of factors to weigh when picking your college major. Like, for example, will this major land me in the top 1% of earners? Despite th...

Let's Talk About Suicide (and the Coming of the Light)

Julia Moulden | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact
Julia Moulden

Were you mesmerized by the images of the newly-discovered black holes -- two "supermassive" holes were just announced in Nature, each 30% larger than ...

WATCH: Jerry Saltz and Charles Saatchi's Imaginary Sauna Convo

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

This week has been a testy one for those in the art world. Maybe the post-Basel hangover is leaving critics and collectors grumpier than usual. Either...

Occupy My Heart

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

A few weeks ago I had the honor of presenting Joan Dye Gussow, author of This Organic Life and her new book Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life...

Making Good to Native Americans

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Now more than ever, our government should uphold the federal trust responsibility and moral obligations to Native Americans.

Television Without Millionaires?

Jack Healey | Posted 01.30.2012 | Home
Jack Healey

The idea is simple. What would happen if we broadcast an entire day's programming without a single millionaire being visible on the screen?

Murmurs Of 'Occupy Art Basel'

Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts

Tonight begins Art Basel Miami Beach, a 3 day bacchanal filled with parties you can't get into, art you can't afford and celebs you can't drool on. Th...

California Has One Option Left to Stop the Bleeding

Rick Jacobs | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Rick Jacobs

California is not in crisis; crises are sudden and acute. California is in a chronic, grinding decline and it's providing a window into America's tomorrow.

Tax the Rich! In Fact, Let's Double Their Taxes

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Double the top tax rate! It's time for those who have benefited from our system to pull their own weight again. Or as politicians used to say but don't seem to anymore, "From whom much is given, much is expected."

What's Next For Occupy Wall Street And The 99 Percent?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.21.2012 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

The police raids of the past week are raising questions about the future of Occupy Wall Street. Without the Zuccotti Park encampment that was at the h...

WATCH: Who's Wrecking America? Vote on the 1% Nominees

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The Occupy movement has drawn attention to how too many in the 1 percent get to play by their own rules while exploiting the 99 percent. But who's doing the most to damage our economy and democracy? You tell us.

Who Else Is Mad As Hell?

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

What America stands for is now being threatened. Right now the Occupy protesters are leading the moral struggle on behalf of the 99 percent in our country.

10 Ways The Occupy Movement Changes Everything

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Many question whether this movement can really make a difference. The truth is that it is already changing everything. Here's how. By Sarah van Geld...

Who Are the 1%? You Tell Us

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Who exactly are the 1%? Or more specifically, who among them are abusing their power and making life more difficult for everyone else?

Wall Street Occupennial, A Database Of Protest Art

Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

For the past 3 weeks Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has shaken up our nation in what one protester called a "protest movement not seen in America since the ...

Why Republicans Can't Say Yes to Obama

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

So it's not about the deficit after all.

An Ideological Intervention: Tax Cuts for the Rich (VIDEO)

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

How stupid is the idea of extending tax cuts for the top 1% of Americans and further draining resources for the average, hard-working Americans? To ...