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This Is Exactly How Much Money You're Losing If You Have Young Kids

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 12.28.2016 | Parents

Having a child under the age of 5 is hard enough, but in the United States, parenting comes with the added bonus of near-financial ruin. If we don’...

How Bernie Sanders' Revolution Can Win, Even Without Him

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

Senator Bernie Sanders claimed his campaign would build a political revolution. It turns out there's a plan for how that can happen. Photo courtes...

What No One Will Tell You About Becoming a Voiceover Talent

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Kate McClanaghan

When you're not working your skills, you're promoting your demos. When you're not promoting your demos and auditioning, you're doing something to keep your skills sharp. This is your job if you intend to become a professional talent.

Pro-Bernie Blogger, Fired For Attacking Clinton Backers, Raises $25,000

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics

A blogger who was fired after getting into a Twitter feud with Hillary Clinton backers on Thursday raised nearly $25,000 in less than 24 hours. Matt ...

Why We Need a Transhumanism Movement

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 03.25.2016 | Impact
Zoltan Istvan

A crowd gathers to hear about transhumanism and life extension technologies -- Photo by Roen Horn Recently I was asked to be a part of a debate fo...

Voting Rights Groups Say Obamacare Should Be Helping Americans Register To Vote

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voting rights groups are calling on President Barack Obama’s administration to provide better voter registration opportunities to Amer...

NO-EXPO

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 05.03.2016 | Home
Jasmina Tesanovic

The people who hit the streets, on the first of May in Italy, wanted to celebrate the day of labor in the major cities. Also, to express their worries about the lack of work and the unemployment (which is now 43 percent among young people). Their credo: more work for everybody, less work per person.

Fast Food CEOs Are The Most Grossly Overpaid

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

If American income inequality had a poster child, it would be the fast food industry. Today, CEOs at leading fast food companies pocket more than 1...

How Thomas Piketty and Elizabeth Warren Demolished the Conventional Wisdom on Debt

Sean McElwee | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

According to the prevailing story, debt is caused by lavish and irresponsible spending by poor and middle-class families. But like much "conventional wisdom," an increasing amount of evidence belies this point.

Dave Jamieson

Some House Republicans Start To Wake Up On Wage Theft

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A growing number of House Republicans agree with their Democratic colleagues that the federal government needs to stop giving contracts ...

More Fast Food Unrest Coming

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business

By Lisa Baertlein May 21 (Reuters) - Fast-food workers from three dozen U.S. cities on Wednesday will protest at the headquarters of ...

Fast Food Pulls a Fast One

Michael Winship | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Michael Winship

Our tax dollars are subsidizing both the fast-food workers who need the help and the companies' CEOs who don't.

Dave Jamieson

Staggering Income Inequality Found In Fast Food Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

David Novak, the CEO of YUM! Brands, which owns Taco Bell and KFC, took home more than $22 million last year after exercising stock options, according...

Watch: The Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part II

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Politicians manipulate deep prejudice to rouse hostility against minorities and the government, according to Haney López, and summon support for policies that make economic inequality even worse.

Watch: Ian Haney López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

What do Cadillac-driving "welfare queens," a "food stamp president" and the "lazy, dependent and entitled" 47 percent tell us about post-racial America?

NPR's Robert Siegel Needs a Reality Check

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

If anyone still suspects that National Public Radio has a consistently liberal bias, listen to Robert Siegel's interview with Brigid Flaherty, organizing director for the Alliance for a Greater New York, a labor advocacy group, on Wednesday's All Things Considered.

The Battle to Save Social Security

Sean McElwee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

The conventional wisdom in D.C. is that Social Security is a threat to the deficit and needs cutting. But, as J.K. Galbraith wrote of conventional wisdom, "The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking."

The Worst Way to Cut Deficits

Sean McElwee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Let's accept the premise that U.S. federal debt is out of control and cannot be reined in by efficiency in the health care sector. The way the government is cutting the deficit is the absolutely, objectively worst way the government could cut the deficit.

'Poor People Do Not Deserve to Have Children'

J. Mijin Cha | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
J. Mijin Cha

The greatest commonly shared story in this country is economic insecurity. If you think poor people don't deserve to have children, the problem is not SNAP or the people that rely on it to survive. The problem is you.

Demos Chief: Why Progressives Should Take Heart (Part 2)

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Sigman

At a small gathering in Los Angeles recently, Miles Rapoport, president of the 13-year-old progressive think tank Demos, expressed optimism about the ...

Demos Chief: Why Progressives Should Take Heart

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Sigman

At a small gathering in Los Angeles last week, Miles Rapoport, president of the 13-year-old progressive think tank Demos, declared that although the U...

All About Legs, From Joel Harper (WATCH)

Posted 08.26.2013 | Home

If you're looking for leg exercises, look no further. Celebrity fitness trainer Joel Harper gave some fabulous demos when he joined me this week on Mo...

Grading Colleges on Access to the American Dream

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

America cannot afford to return to the days when only the scions of the wealthiest could attend college. The nation is most prosperous when prosperity is most shared.

Mr. President, Have Pity on the Working Man

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

And you thought the government didn't have a jobs program. It does. The problem is that the pay and benefits are lousy, and in many cases the working conditions ain't so great either.

Federal Government Nation's Biggest Creator of Low-Wage Jobs: Time for Obama to Act

Mike Lux | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

President Obama has waited too long. The president could help those 2,000,000 low-wage workers working for government contractors with an executive order, and for over four years now, he has refused to act.