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From Death Panel to Death Spiral

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The GOP is not the party of small government and lower taxes. They are the Party of borrow and spend, big government and sex scandals.

10 Reasons Why People of Faith Should Support Healthcare Reform

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edward J. Murray

We must help the President and Congress do what we sent them to Washington to do: reform healthcare insurance coverage in the U.S. now. Even faith demands it. Doesn't it?

Free-Market Conservatives Are Just Wrong

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

Conservative free-market conservative ideologues manage to make a bad thing out of paying American workers good wages and benefits.

Capitalism's Future And The 50 People Who Will Frame The Debate

Financial Times | Steven Bernard, Jeremy Lemer and FT Reporters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The credit crisis has placed the global financial system under almost unprecedented strain. Tackling the many problems and charting a course throug...

Obama's Economic Paradox: Can You Have "Bailout" and "Stimulus" at the Same Time?

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

Perhaps the centerpiece of the current bill (at least for people's pockets in the short-term) is an actual weekly paycheck bump to the tune of about eight bucks.

The Disloyal Opposition: Rush is Right -- Obama Must Fail

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

If the new President brings closure to current wars and staves off economic collapse, it quite possibly will once and for all bury the neocon legacy deep in the dustbin of history.

Capitalism & the Capitalists

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Edward J. Murray

Let's start with a re-thinking our fundamental economic philosophy: capitalism. In order to run effectively over time, democracies need robust economic systems.

Can The Free Market System Be Saved?

Marilyn Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marilyn Barrett

Our current crisis is also in part due to the ADD of our political and business leaders who failed to acknowledge the growing problems brought by deregulation.

Why The Government Can't "Fix" the Crisis

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

In what was for many an unbelievable chain of events, markets started melting down, confidence shattered and believers in unregulated transactions realized something was very, very wrong.

Take A Deep Breath And Count To Three

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Harber

Congress and the current Administration have allowed the nation's finances to deteriorate to a dangerous level.