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'Billions' Star Tells Ellen What It Means To Identify As Gender Non-Binary

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.21.2017 | Queer Voices

Asia Kate Dillon is making history as the first gender non-binary character on a mainstream television show, Showtime’s “Billions.” The star, wh...

'Billions' Creators On Season 2 And The Looming Influence Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Lauren Moraski | Posted 02.17.2017 | Entertainment

The drama on “Billions” will heat up as power dynamics and influence take center stage when Season 2 gets underway on Sunday. Series creators Bria...

'Billions' Tackles Moral Confusion In Explosive New Trailer

The Huffington Post | Lauren Moraski | Posted 02.10.2017 | Entertainment

“Billions” returns for Season 2 on Feb. 19, but before it does, The Huffington Post has an exclusive first look at the newest teaser for the hit S...

'Billions' Will Make TV History With Gender Non-Conforming Star

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.16.2016 | Queer Voices

Showtime’s “Billions” doesn’t premiere until Feb. 19, but producers say the show’s second season will feature “fresh, exciting energy,” ...

UPDATE: Federal Elections To Cost Just Under $7 Billion, CRP Forecasts

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

We reran the numbers, and have a new-and-improved prediction for the total cost of the 2016 federal election: at least $6.9 billion, about $350 million more than we predicted last week.

ONE IN A BILLION! The Captivating MAGGIE SIFF Talks Her Smart Role on Showtime's BILLIONS!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

PLEASE MAKE THE FIRST IMAGE THE FEATURED IMAGE AND PLEASE DELETE THIS BOLD REQUEST Credit: Showtime Networks Some actresses settle for playing the ...

Making Billions

Marc Prine | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Marc Prine

While artistic license is taken within the show, Billions puts psychology in the workplace front and center. One thing is clear, management sciences are here and based on the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the I-O psychology will see a 20 percent growth in the next decade.

Germany And Refugees: The Perils Of Failed Integration

Markus Ziener | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Markus Ziener

Europe is struggling with a refugee crisis of epic proportions. Whether the various efforts to stem the tide will bring about a significant drop in the number of immigrants is yet unknown. But what already is clear: Germany, which has taken the brunt of the immigrants in Europe, has a Herculean task.

Wendy and Her Two Lost Boys: Will "Billions" Enemies Chuck and Bobby Escape Never, Never Land? Will Wendy?

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 04.06.2016 | Entertainment
SaraKay Smullens

Promotion for "Billions," the American television series that entered our lives January 17, teased perspective viewers with the complex, brutal battle...

Showtime Scores With Billions, and a new Fab Four

David Hinckley | Posted 01.13.2017 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

The best way to envision the lead characters in Showtime's intense new drama Billions is to picture a weather map where four hurricanes are simultaneously converging.

Executive Burnout: Don't Pick a Fight You Will Lose

Manijeh Motaghy | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Manijeh Motaghy

Training for the new habit of recognizing where most of your attention is spent and recognizing your perceptions and expectations for what they are is essential to managing stress as well as success in all aspects of your life.

Drug Distributor Punishes Vets While Receiving Billions From VA

James P. Hoffa | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
James P. Hoffa

McKesson Corp. is the nation's largest drug distributor and earns roughly $4 billion a year serving as the primary pharmaceutical vendor for the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs. But it doesn't pay employees like Claude Hickerson, a veteran himself, enough to afford health care.

In The Public Interest : Four Reasons Lawmakers Are Scrutinizing How Companies Turn Settlements From Wrongdoing Into Tax Write Offs

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

The oil giant BP paid for cleanup and compensation for their massive Gulf oil spill, and rightfully so. But was this a "necessary and ordinary cost of doing business" that deserved a $10 billion tax break? I think most of us would respond with a resounding, "no!"

Goldman 'Totally Freaked Out' About Volcker Rule

Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

This post has been corrected. (Lauren Tara LaCapra) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has just a few more months to put its stamp on the Volcker rule, and ...

Finally, an Issue We Can All Agree on: Campaign Finance Reform

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

How the midterm elections will turn out will be very interesting. But whatever the outcome, we can agree we want civility in D.C. And that means we need campaign finance reform and we need it now.

Report: Health Care System Wastes Up to $850 Billion Annually

Politics Daily | David Sessions | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to a report by Thomson Reuters, the American health care system wastes between $505 billion and $850 billion every year, which is up to a th...

Toxic Assets: Government's New Programs Aim To Buy Buy Banks' Bad Assets, Help Home Buyers

Washington Post | Renae Merle and David Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Obama administration is close to rolling out two initiatives aimed at addressing lingering problems from the financial crisis: A long-delayed effo...

The Train That Never Was

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

The Florida Overland Express was the train that never was. If built on the projected schedule, it would be carrying 8 million passengers this year -- it was vetoed by Jeb Bush.

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs:Pakistan's Civil War? Facts: Gunmen attack the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday and ...