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Economic Woes

Don't Blame Western Monetary Policy For Emerging Market Woes

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 02.22.2014 | World

The following is an excerpt on the role of the G-20 from a speech by Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, given at the British Cha...

Ron Schiller, Truth-Telling And The Problem of Fear

Ben Daniel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ben Daniel

As far as I can tell, Schiller said what is merely obvious, what I've said more times than I can count in my work as a preacher, writer, and activist. Do I also deserve an angry response? Should I resign from my job?

Caution America: Your Economy Needs You Sick; the Sicker the Better

Karen Kisslinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Kisslinger

"It's crazy to watch obese, diseased people line up to buy bags full of prescription drugs in the same shopping cart they are buying bags full of candy to celebrate the Easter holiday."

Holiday Food Faux Pas -- And How to Avoid Them

Laura Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Laura Weiss

While over-the-top foods may be out this year, there are some simple culinary steps you can take to avoid striking the wrong note during the upcoming holidays.

What's The Matter With Us?

Crystal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Crystal Smith

Are we that stressed, and stretched, that we could be so barbaric as to trample over a helpless human being just to save a dollar? Why? What's the purpose?

A Leader Should Be Able To Multitask

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lara M. Gardner

McCain has been a senator for what, twenty-six years? Based on the number of years McCain has spent in public office, debating and campaigning should both be skills in which he is quite adept.

Higher Prices Outpace June Spending by Consumers

New York Times | CATHERINE RAMPELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consumers spent more in June, but only because the things they bought cost more. Driven primarily by energy and food prices, inflation grew 0.8 perce...

Economic Woes Are Mounting Across America

McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As politicians and policymakers in Washington struggle to control the damage from the housing crisis, the banks' credit crunch, $4 a gallon gasoline, ...

Credit Crisis Expands, Hitting Wide Swath Of Consumers

McClatchy Newspapers | Kevin G. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The credit crisis triggered by bad home loans is spreading to other areas, forcing banks to tighten credit and probably extending the credit crisis th...