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Dylan Ratigan

America for Sale: Is Goldman Sachs Buying Your City?

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 08.15.2011 | Home
Dylan Ratigan

In an era of increasingly stretched local and state budgets, privatization of public assets may be so tempting to local politicians that the trend seems unstoppable. What would it be like to have a government that is for-profit rather than For the People?

Free America: Energy Town Hall - LIVE

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.31.2011 | Home
Dylan Ratigan

The dual crisis in Japan and the Mideast has made it clear to that Washington has failed for decades to set energy policy right and it is now up to us, the American People, to lead a discussion.

Lucia Graves

JOIN US: HuffPost Mortgage Meetups | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As housing prices keep tumbling, the number of underwater mortgages continues to rise. The phenomenon, which further slows economic recovery, is attra...

Lucia Graves

HuffPost Meetups: Homeowners Across The Country Talk Underwater Mortgages | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.25.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- In cities and towns across the country on Tuesday evening, underwater homeowners gathered at bars, restaurants and coffee shops to help ...

Ryan Grim

Underwater Homeowners Gathering Tuesday Evening Across The Country | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Tuesday evening in Boynton Beach, Fla., underwater homeowners are gathering for happy hour at Ralph and Rosie's Restaurant, an independently owned ...

A Mortgage Isn't a Life Sentence

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dylan Ratigan

Yesterday I spoke to someone who walked away from his mortgage, his home, and his $120,000 down payment after wrestling with the bank for months. The discussion was powerful and also hopeful.

Zach Carter

Liberal Think Tank Parrots Bank Lobby | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The following is produced in partnership with The Dylan Ratigan Show's weeklong "No Way To Live" series on the financial crisis and its impact on ordi...

Senator Jeff Merkley: Rethink Obama's Foreclosure Program

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's time to take another look at HAMP, Senator Jeff Merkley told MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan. Senator Jeff Merkley, D - OR, said he had spoken to sev...

AUDIO: Dem. Rep: Mortgage Crisis Won't Be Solved Until Banks Help

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The financial industry keeps defeating attempts at reform, according to North Carolina Rep. Brad Miller (D - North Carolina). "I have just about pu...

Does Bradley Manning Have Rights?

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dylan Ratigan

A few days ago, I argued about whether Manning has the right to due process and the right not to be tortured. I believe he has rights, the other contributors disagreed. Captain David Price, a viewer and a retired JAG corps member, wrote in to clarify.

Arianna Discusses Need For A Jobs Movement On 'The Dylan Ratigan Show' (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "The Dylan Ratigan Show" Tuesday and expressed some worry about Democrats' commitment to clearly outlining a set of initia...

What England Can Teach Us About Getting Elections Right

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Keli Goff

It seems with each passing election the campaigns get longer and longer, sort of like a bad recurring nightmare. The duration of England's last round of elections? One month.

Kaus: Ratigan's Election Reform 'Maybe Wonderful Idea'

Newsweek | Mickey KausOctober 20, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This seems like a radical, and maybe wonderful, idea. Call it Instant Recall voting. No longer would you be stuck with the two turkeys picked by the h...

Democratic Double Standards and the Sacrifice of Eliot Spitzer

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Taylor Marsh

When I turn on CNN to see Eliot Spitzer as a pundit, then look around at today's crop of gutless wonders currently leading the Democratic Party, the only people I see winning from keeping Spitzer out of public office is Republicans.

Dylan Ratigan Honors Seth Reams For His Work With The Unemployed (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Huffington Post celebrated its 2010 Game Changers Thursday evening at Skylight Studios in SoHo. Sean Penn, who was named a 2010 Game Changer, was ...

'Dylan Ratigan Show' Praised: 'One Of The Best Sources Of Sophisticated & Incisive Economy Policy Discussion Anywhere'

AlterNet | AlterNet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On MSNBC, Ratigan is a boisterous and aggressive anchor. He berates politicians and business lobbyists, barks questions at reporters, shouts, sputters...

WATCH: Dylan Ratigan UNLOADS About O'Reilly, 'War On Islam'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dylan Ratigan let loose on Friday's "Morning Joe" with a highly impassioned monologue about what he saw as the widespread failure in America to distin...

Adopt An Idea: Arianna's 10 Favorite Ideas For Skilled Volunteers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After appearing on The Dylan Ratigan Show yesterday urging Americans to volunteer time and skills to their communities, Arianna and Dylan challenged s...

Arianna On Dylan Ratigan: Turn Anger Into Action (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Huff TV

Instead of just complaining about the struggles facing the middle class, Americans have the power to act and stop the country's decline into a third w...

Corporations Have Unlimited Lobbying Power, Lobbyist Says

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Corporations and interest groups have an unlimited ability to spend money on political causes, fostering an unethical and potentially illegal system o...

Obama Scapegoats His Own Voters

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cenk Uygur

Scapegoating the professional left might send the DC crowd into orgasmic seizures, but what does it do to win the country over? What does it do about unemployment?

'We've Got Time To Help' Founder Goes On Dylan Ratigan Show

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UPDATE: After appearing live on the "Dylan Ratigan Show" from the Dallas Job Fair yesterday, We've Got Time To Help founder Seth Reams flew home and f...

Dylan Ratigan: I'm A Conservative

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It may have come as a surprise to some of his viewers, but Dylan Ratigan said he sees himself as a conservative. On his MSNBC show Monday, Ratigan ...

Arianna On Ratigan: It's Time For 'Hope 2.0'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on Dylan Ratigan's MSNBC show Friday to discuss the dire economic landscape facing President Obama -- and, this November, endangered ...

Dylan Ratigan: From CNBC Host To MSNBC Crusader

New York Times | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

All this from a man who, until recently, hosted a stock-picking show on CNBC, the cable personification of Wall Street. Now Mr. Ratigan, who labels hi...