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Young People More Likely To Favor Socialism Than Capitalism: Pew

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

Young people -- the collegiate and post-college crowd, who have served as the most visible face of the Occupy Wall Street movement -- might be getting...

How We Can Retake Capitalism Without Occupation

Lee Munson | Posted 02.26.2012 | Books
Lee Munson

Finance has hijacked capitalism, and we need to take it back. Now is the time for finance to sign up to defend capitalism, not usurp it. Can we change the course? Yes we can.

Free Market Economies May Encourage Obesity

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

Many people feel a little pudgy around the holidays. "Thanks a lot, peanut butter brownies and short-rib pierogis," you may be thinking, as you feel y...

The Polarities Of An Occupying Ethos

Eric Simpson | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Eric Simpson

An occupation of diversity and of transformation is an occupation and a vocation for which we are born, which is to be in communion with all things and each other through love.

Restoring Capitalism: How the Banks Cripple SEC Enforcement

Bruce Judson | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Bruce Judson

Why has the SEC apparently pursued such minimal settlements? The answers are surprising in that they reflect a wide discrepancy of views.

Occupy Hanukkah And Christmas

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Lerner

One of the reflections of the way both religions have lost their ethical core is that the vast majority of people in both religious worlds have allowed their winter holidays into orgies of consumerism.

Rediscovering Religious Values In The Market Economy

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks | Posted 02.11.2012 | Religion
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

The time has come for us to recover the Judeo-Christian ethic of human dignity in the image of God. Humanity was not created to serve markets. Markets were created to serve humankind.

Citigroup's CEO's Monster Pay Package While Cutting Jobs. America's New Capitalism

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Wall Street banks in general are laying off more and more people given the headwinds of the financial sector. But that is the point. How many of the laid off could have been kept on the payroll with just a portion of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit's paycheck?

Capitalism You Can Fall in Love With

Auren Kaplan | Posted 02.09.2012 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

Capitalism is changing. It is evolving. And big companies are going to start to realize that when the cause is the brand, the consumer cannot get enough. That means two things: 1. More profits and 2. more good.

Naomi Klein Is Half Right About Capitalism vs. the Climate

Gernot Wagner | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green
Gernot Wagner

It's not about a full-scale assault on human desires, capitalism, and free markets. It's about freeing them in the first place, and in the process freeing all of us to do the right thing. It doesn't get more ethical than that.

Is Capitalism Moral? Wrong question, Part the Last

Pierre Whalon | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business
Pierre Whalon

What I am proposing is that we attend not only to the bottom line but also to the real human dimension of being an actor in the economy, an entrepreneur, or a business leader.

Is Capitalism Moral? Part Three

Pierre Whalon | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business
Pierre Whalon

If you know that embarking on a course of action will have evil consequences, and you go ahead anyway, you are morally responsible.

Is Capitalism Moral? Part Two

Pierre Whalon | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business
Pierre Whalon

Many people think that the question is null and void, since capitalism as an economic system cannot be judged morally at all. But if we ask the question a bit differently, it seems to me that some answers can be teased out.

"...Then I Am a Proud Socialist"

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I will never again allow those who wish to continue the economic and social status quo to use the term "Socialist" as a means of intimidation flung as an epithet, but I embrace the term as a declaration of empowerment, pride, and hope for a better social structure.

Capitalism, Democracy and the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Ali Hayat | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Ali Hayat

OWS protestors' demands suggest that this movement is not averse to capitalism per se, but to a very specific relationship between capitalism and democracy in which the former subverts and undermines the latter.

Consuming Weapons of Death

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Should any limits be imposed on the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution?

Restoring Capitalism: Why Atlas Shrugged

Bruce Judson | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business
Bruce Judson

The Washington establishment has misinterpreted what Ayn Rand valued and what she would advocate today.

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.

When Valuations Don't Mean Valuable

Tony Greenberg | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business
Tony Greenberg

Investing in IPOs today screams "caveat emptor." But do we listen? The prospect of investing in something that all our friends are using seems to be as irresistible as super-sizing a fast-food meal -- and can be equally bad for our (fiscal) health.

Capitalism With a Conscience

Rob Sobhani | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business
Rob Sobhani

Two fundamentally difference camps are fighting an ideological battle between savage capitalism and capitalism with a conscience. In the former only a few get ahead and prosper but in the latter we are all given an opportunity to prosper.

Warren Buffett: 'My Class Has Won' And 'It's Been A Rout'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.15.2011 | Business

There are reasons for optimism inside the U.S. economy, according to Warren Buffett. Just not for everyone. The billionaire investor, cited as the ...

Real Recovery Means "Just Capitalism"

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

We will fail as a society if panic continues to push us in the direction of unjust capitalism. Some would say that we are already there.

Occupy Wall St. -- Harassing Everyone But the 1%

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Daniel P. Malito

What the Occupy Wall Street movement fails to understand is that 99% of the workers in the area are simply attempting to make a living wage -- the same people that the protesters claim they represent.

Don't Protest the Rich, Get Rich

Grant Cardone | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
Grant Cardone

The rich would love nothing more than for everyone move up an income or wealth level. It is ridiculous to think the the richest 1% want to hold others...

Let's Stop Trying to Save the Environment; We Aren't Good At It, and It Isn't Working

Harris Silver | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
Harris Silver

The way to save the environment is to save capitalism. And the way to save capitalism is to understand the role of government in protecting the commons through regulation and policy.