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Aaron Sorkin, George Clooney, Al Jazeera America and the Future of News

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.23.2013 | Media
Brent Budowsky

To continue the discussion about the future of news from my recent column "Citizen Bezos": Al Jazeera America is now on air with promises to offer in-...

Movie Review: The Great Gatsby

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Don't believe the hate. The Great Gatsby is not a terrible film; indeed, it's a surprisingly affecting one.

The Poster Boys of 1960 & 2012

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

The Three R's -- Romney, Ryan and the Republicans -- are trying to sell the American people a more than 80-year-old used car that has been through two terrible crashes: one in 1929, the other in 2008.

"Anything Goes" Capitalism Destroys Companies and Workers' Lives

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Anything Goes capitalism workers' lives, but it sure does work for the private equity firms. They made around $750 million in profits from the now-indebted and bankrupt Simmons.

Obama or FDR: Whose Strategy Will Work Better?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

One significant difference between the Roosevelt transition and that of Barack Obama is the swiftness with which the Obama transition team has moved to address the nation's economic crisis.

Party Like It's 1929!

Matthew Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Stein

In the event of a complete financial collapse, how will you fare if the local utility shuts down? Can you grow your own food or fabricate the basic clothing and shelter you need for your family?

Letter to My Son

Bill Budinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Budinger

Can Americans rise above their immediate self interest and do what needs to be done?