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Dylan Ratigan

'Everyone Else Running for Mayor Is Owned'

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

I have always been attracted to rich, improbable candidates because they are often the tellers of inconvenient truths. The reason is simple. They have nothing to lose. They have no interest groups to offend.

WATCH: Dylan Ratigan Really Doesn't Miss Cable News

Posted 05.22.2013 | Media

Dylan Ratigan made a dramatic change when he decided to leave cable news to help build a hydroponic farm in California, and "Daily Show" correspondent...

Comfort With Discomfort

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact
Dylan Ratigan

On my trip across the country last summer -- having fled the news desk for a life of promoting kale, veterans, and kale-growing veterans -- I carried what I fervently believe to be a very important book, Nassim Nicholas Taleb's Antifragile.

Solve for Food, Solve for America, Solve for Yourself

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

An awakening is happening in America, and it is as simple as creating jobs that solve our actual needs and, in the process, restore the very fabric of our own bodies and our relationship with the very planet we inhabit.

Dylan Ratigan's Big Regret From MSNBC Days

Posted 06.17.2013 | Media

Former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan joined HuffPost Live Wednesday to discuss his new venture, Archi's Acres, which aims to build a hydroponic organic far...

Dylan Ratigan's Life After Cable News Looks REALLY Different

Posted 03.20.2013 | Media

We didn't to expect to hear this from Dylan Ratigan after he left MSNBC in 2012: the former host is now working full-time to help build a hydroponic o...

Michael Calderone

Will MSNBC Hold Obama Accountable In Second Term? | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK –- MSNBC President Phil Griffin labels his network's sensibility as progressive, but the cable news channel could also be described these d...

Here's Who CNN Should Hire for President...

Cenk Uygur | Posted 10.10.2012 | Media
Cenk Uygur

I've always thought Dylan Ratigan was the best candidate to run CNN, even when we were together at MSNBC. Why? Because CNN is stuck in what seems to be an unwinnable quandary. And he is the only one that can address what they need to get out of that predicament.

Meet My Best Teachers

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 08.22.2012 | Home
Dylan Ratigan

I believe that if we teach, model and show good first step practices -- which are being shown to us by our "Greatest Generation," returning war veterans, youth and countless civilians -- a true renaissance is closer than we realize.

Community Hero Playbook

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 06.22.2012 | Home
Dylan Ratigan

I am thrilled to share this Community Hero Playbook with you featuring some of my most valuable teachers and ask you to help me expand on them. Commu...

Jack Mirkinson

'The Cycle': Inside MSNBC's New 3 PM Show | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media

MSNBC has found its replacement for Dylan Ratigan's show: "The Cycle." The new program, which the network was set to announce on Thursday, will fea...

MSNBC Bringing Conservative Twist To New Show

Posted 08.18.2012 | Media

MSNBC will replace Dylan Ratigan's 4 PM show with a new program featuring a rotating cast of anchors, Politico reported on Sunday. Ratigan abruptly...

WATCH: Dylan Ratigan Addresses MSNBC Departure

Posted 06.11.2012 | Media

MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan took a moment to address his upcoming departure with his viewers on Monday. News broke on Sunday that Ratigan, who has be...

Dylan Ratigan Leaving MSNBC

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.10.2012 | Media

After three years on the job, MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan is leaving his TV spot. The New York Times reported on Sunday that Ratigan will depart from...

Dylan Ratigan Reportedly Leaving MSNBC

New York Times | Posted 06.10.2012 | Media

Dylan Ratigan, the opinionated and sometimes hotheaded television host, is leaving MSNBC, the cable channel where he has worked for the last three yea...

Pot of Gold: Union College Class of 2012 Commencement Speech

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 08.10.2012 | College
Dylan Ratigan

If you're not failing, you're not trying -- and that is our greatest risk. So let's fail our asses off. Take a piece of our universe and resurrect it, change it, shape it into something that no one's seen before.

Et Tu, Touré? A Critic of White Privilege Is Oblivious to Marital Privilege

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home
Bella DePaulo

So those are my two choices? Either I'm providing for my family or I'm out to boost my ego, my status, and my self-image? Touré, there are around 100 million adults who are not married, and that's just counting the ones in the U.S.

Still a Wizard, a True Star: A Conversation With Todd Rundgren, Plus Tonight Alive's "Starlight" (Exclusive)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I wrote a song about my high school girlfriend who broke my heart and have been milking it ever since. The irony of it is, it's the very first song I ever wrote and it's the song that's pinned on my back, kind of like 'kick me.'"

30 Million Jobs Tour Heads to College: What's Your Experiment?

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 04.23.2012 | College
Dylan Ratigan

I've found myself more enthusiastic than I've been in years as I've shifted my attention from D.C./NYC to cities both burgeoning with ideas and struggling with the excruciating pain that Washington and New York have inflicted on them.

Auction 2012: How Greedy Bastards Rig Our Trade Rules

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

For Greedy Bastards in banking and trade, globalization is a great slogan to use for selling off American technology and pocketing the profits, while an American government stays prostrate.

Auction 2012: Bought Health Care

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

What I've found is that the same incentives distorting banking, energy, education, and government are distorting our very bodies. For American health care providers, the goal isn't to get you healthy, but to get you paying.

Throw the Bums Out and Ban Them From Lobbying

Jane White | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics
Jane White

This corruption is why nothing gets accomplished on Capitol Hill, whether it's campaign finance reform or financial dis-services reform.

WATCH: MSNBC Host Explains Famous Rant

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.25.2012 | Media

Dylan Ratigan appeared on "The View" on Tuesday to discuss the motivation for calling out big banks in his new book "Greedy Bastards." Viewers got a p...

A Climate of Change: Corporate Greed, Creativity, and the Shift

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business
Tiffany Crawford

Companies that refuse to take heed are killing themselves, and the harder they fight the Shift, the faster they will go down. There is no need to fight them, as an opponent anyway.

Dylan Ratigan, Arianna Huffington, and Deepak Chopra Want Money Out of Politics

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
Alison Rose Levy

"We are being bamboozled by lobbyists, it's time for democracy to be restored," Deepak Chopra told his guests, Arianna Huffington and Dylan Ratigan at a DeepakHomeBase (DHB) event this week.