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Corporate America

Business Earns Back Trust: Can It Keep It?

Matthew Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matthew Harrington

To build and sustain corporate reputation entrenched enough to weather future tumult, companies must adopt a new style of leadership.

Creativity and Prosperity: Not as Incompatible as You Think

Steven Weber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steven Weber

As evidenced by the failure of our mortgage and loan institutions and the failure of our government to govern with efficiency and care, the corporate approach itself is a failure because it doesn't take humans into its equation.

Why Republicans Want to F**k Ronald Reagan

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ariel Gonzalez

There are numerous examples of how the right discards or remolds reality to achieve a political end. Obama and the Democrats need to remember who they're dealing with.

A Time for Action: Jobs, Prosperity and National Goals

Ralph Gomory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ralph Gomory

I believe that our government should adopt two national economic goals: To be a productive nation steadily growing a large per capita GDP and to share widely the prosperity made possible by that productivity.

Private Sector Lessons in Modernizing Government

Robert Holleyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Holleyman

Modernizing government - creating a faster, more efficient and customer-friendly experience through the use of technology - is among the Obama Adminis...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne


Should Tim Kaine Be Fired?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

You could have dismissed Virginia as leaning conservative and New Jersey as unique in their anger at Corzine. But there is no excuse for Massachusetts, and three is an undeniable trend. Is it fair to blame that problem on Kaine?

How Corporate Branding Is Taking Over America

Naomi Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Naomi Klein

I'm not trying to understand what is happening at the mall but rather at the White House -- first under the presidency of George W. Bush and now under Barack Obama, the first US president who is also a ­superbrand.

The Road to Health Care is Paved with Bad Intentions

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

The focus of the deliberations are far removed from any talk of improving health. It isn't health care being produced in this process, but rather, health carelessness.

An Invitation to the Tea Parties to Join the Fight

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

We can build a real populist movement that isn't funded by corporate America, that actually cares about the American people and throws the crooks out, and that fights the elites who have captured our government.

Insider Trading: How is a Secret Best Kept?

Mary Shannon Little | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mary Shannon Little

How can any company keep information known to dozens, maybe hundreds, of corporate executives, lawyers, bankers and accountants confidential?

What the Media and Obama Never Understood About the Public Option

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

What I'm afraid of is that this bill makes private insurance larger and stronger -- and thus, gets us further away from curing the main problem of our health care system: perverse incentives.

The Shriver Report Shows the Importance of Being a Real Cougar Woman

Linda Franklin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Franklin

For the first time in history, one-half of all U.S. workers are women, and mothers are the primary breadwinners or co-breadwinners in two-thirds of American families.

How Lame Is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Nelson Montana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nelson Montana

How is it that a bunch of label executives have become the arbiters of who's worthy of honor and who isn't? It's the very antithesis of Rock and Roll!

Don't Mess With A Woman Over 40 with Credit Cards

Linda Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Linda Franklin

This year, women between the ages of 40 and 64 will be the largest demographic in the United States and we are just starting to find out what that really means for us.

Our Work, Our Worth?

Jen Grisanti | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jen Grisanti

I remember feeling numb by the amount of work I had while climbing the corporate ladder. Somewhere along the way, I lost track of what I loved most about my job.

Obama Accomadating Corporations Who Oppose Excessive Taxation | NEIL KING JR. And ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Obama administration has shelved a plan to raise more than $200 billion in new taxes on multinational companies following a blitz of complaints fr...

Barack Obama and the American Dream

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lauri Lyons

The past four decades have been a mixture of social growing pains and progress. Even with that said, most people never believed that a Black man would become the President.

How Did That Idiot Become My Boss?

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

As people get more senior, they move from being doers to being thinkers and managers, but most companies don't train people how to manage or think.

Do Corporate Giants Own Your Favorite Organic Label?

DivineCaroline | Brie Cadman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the market for organic and natural foods has dramatically increased over the past few decades, and large megastores like Walmart and Costco have go...

Overthinking to Stinking: The Dangers of Overly Complicated Marketing

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

A unique marketing idea is like a rock on the side of a riverbank. It has flat spots and rough spots and points and dips and crags and a host of things that make it different from the rest.

Pamplona Bulls Wall Street Bound?

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Corporate insiders are making it loud and clear that they don't believe we're over the economic hump, despite observations to the contrary.

WATCH: Chevron's Ecuador Problem Forces Andy Rooney to Drop the H-Bomb...Something He Really, Really, Hates to Do

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 08.19.2009 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Andy Rooney hates what Chevron is doing -- leaving 18 billion gallons of wastewater and 17 million gallons of crude oil to pollute Amazonian communities, and then trying to pretend that nothing ever happened.

Healing America (and What One Man Is Doing)

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Arnold

A man I've come to know a bit is a blues musician named Delmark Goldfarb from Portland, Oregon. He's producing a concert titled "Balance the Bucks", a rally against greed.

New York's Consumerism

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Reverend Billy

Consumerism is what they call a "totalizing system." It expands outward across the landscape and simultaneously into the individual's psyche. It must expand.