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Economic Disaster

One Nation Under Worry

Marianne Cooper, Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Marianne Cooper, Ph.D.

From well-paid business executives to low-paid retail workers, everyone I talked with is weighed down by something similar -- the anxiety generated by hard times. Across the class spectrum, we all feel insecure. We just feel it and deal with it in different ways.

HUGE Share Of Americans Are One Emergency Away From Disaster: Report

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business

Kevin Price is one emergency away from not being able to cover his basic needs, but he doesn’t fit the stereotype of someone living on the financial...

Victims of Economic Disasters Also Deserve Help

David Callahan | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
David Callahan

If most of us take for granted that we should be there for our fellow citizens during natural disasters, using the tool of government, why is it so controversial that we should also lend a helping hand during man-made economic disasters?

How to Live on $0 a Day: My Expert Advice to Tim Geithner

Lesley Stern | Posted 09.12.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Tim, Tim, Tim. You've been throwing around a lot of scary words like "disaster" and "hardship" and you seem a little tense. Don't freak out. You're a babe in the woods when it comes to financial hardship, so let me guide you through this.

Obama and Osama by William Shakespeare

James M. Lynch | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
James M. Lynch

Most people misunderstand Shakespeare's play, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. They see Hamlet as indecisive, melancholy and afraid to take action. They see...


Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

How sad it is that the energy company enablers in our government don't determine that the Gulf coast is "Too Big to Fail". Maybe then they would sto...

Exposing Myself On CNN For The Sake Of The Election

Kris DiGiovanni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kris DiGiovanni

The economy under Bush has done nothing but get worse. First, I was laid off after almost 16 years with IBM. Then the value of our homes started dropping like a rock. And then gasoline went through the roof, and everything else jumped too.

Thank God for Howard Dean

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

He's unleashed what the party line must be, and finally, it's out there in public where it belongs: it's the Republicans we should be railing against, not each other.