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US Needs a Clear Policy in the Balkans

Luke Coffey | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home
Luke Coffey

US Needs Clear Policy in the Balkans The new U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is a highly accomplished individual. As CEO of ExxonMobil, he presi...

George Soros: Trump 'Would Be A Dictator If He Could Get Away With It'

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

Billionaire investor George Soros on Thursday likened Donald Trump to a would-be dictator and predicted that global economies would stumble after the ...

How To Get Into The Conspiracy Theory Game

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 12.16.2016 | Comedy

The internet is great, right? It provides a ton of information to anyone who wants it. But how that information is used can cause problems. Being a m...

His Name Is Mnuchin, Not Menuhin

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics
Lionel Rolfe

When I wrote my first book on my family nearly 40 years ago--based on the key figure who was my uncle, Lord Yehudi Menuhin--I kept having a terrible t...

Trumping Anti-Semitism And The Social Contract

Paul Stoller | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Paul Stoller

If the anti-Semitic closing ad of the Trump campaign is indicative, a President Trump is likely to take us to a horrific place in which all forms of bigotry are unleashed with a vengeance that would quickly destroy what is most precious about America: the social contract, the glue that maintains our social cohesion and ensures our future.

From Fear To Opportunity: Changing The Narrative Of The Global Refugee Crisis Through Sustainable Business

Alejandro Litovsky | Posted 10.14.2016 | Green
Alejandro Litovsky

Exploiting the fear of refugees has been an easy picking for far-right political parties across Europe. In reality, Syria's neighbors are shouldering ...

The Battle For The Heart Of American Evangelicalism

Brandan Robertson | Posted 10.01.2016 | Religion
Brandan Robertson

This election has revealed the existence of deep fissures throughout the fabric of our nation in a way that has shocked us all. While we have know for...

George Soros To Invest $500 Million In Helping Refugees, Migrants

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.21.2016 | Impact

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor George Soros said in an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal that he would invest $500 million to meet th...

Who's the Most Trump-Like Politician in Colorado?

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.16.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I'm constantly telling my wife there's no way Trump can win in Colorado, and she tells me I have no credibility, because I've said for the last year t...

Clinton And Wall Street: What's The Deal, Really?

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

If Clinton was bought by investment bankers, hedge fund managers and the like, we'd expect to see them donating in large numbers to her campaign committee; even though individual contributions to that account are limited to $2,700 for the primary and another $2,700 for the general election, they are a good measure of which parts of the economy are really drawn to a candidate.

Weird: Currencies Are Collapsing Against Gold

David Seaman | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
David Seaman

2016 has been an economic outlier of a year, and many Western currencies appear to be steadily failing against the silent $8 trillion beast that is th...

A Crisis Of Leadership

Frank Giustra | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Frank Giustra

Where is Winston Churchill when you need him? Or today's leaders like him? Someone who not only has the courage to make the right decisions but who c...

Megadonors Missing from Pro-Trump Super PAC in April

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has repeatedly trashed super PACs and claimed he would run as a candidate who couldn't be bought. Through the end of April, it looked like no one really wanted to try that anyway.

Educating for Democracy: Weighing the Balance

Joel Shatzky | Posted 02.19.2017 | Politics
Joel Shatzky

What we must face is the fact that the "American dream" is no longer a viable promise to our young people and that they, and the rest of us, must find a way to adjust to the new realities of a more frugal life for the overwhelming majority.

Ukraine Needs European Marshall Plan and to defeat corruption

Diane M. Francis | Posted 01.27.2017 | Home
Diane M. Francis

Ironically, it was a breakfast panel hosted by a Ukrainian oligarch, Victor Pinchuk and his Pinchuk Foundation, that yielded the most candid and interesting remarks as to what to do about Ukraine's struggle against Putin and internal corruption.

George Soros: 'Donald Trump Is Doing The Work Of ISIS'

Forbes | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.14.2017 | Politics

On Thursday evening at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Soros used a 45-minute interview with Bloomberg TV’s Francine Lacqua to create an explosio...

It Takes Just One Percent of People to Change Things: An Interview With Ralph Nader

Omega Institute | Posted 09.29.2016 | Green
Omega Institute

Ralph Nader has been named by Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Americans of the 20th Century. Among his victories are the ideas and commodities we now take for granted.

Imagining the Impossible, One Step at a Time

Frank Giustra | Posted 07.16.2016 | Impact
Frank Giustra

There are 1,645 billionaires and 17 million millionaires in the world today, representing almost half of the world's entire wealth. Imagine if they all started saying "it CAN be done" and used just a bit of imagination ...the benefits would be exponential.

The Best Investment Advice From Buffett and 11 Other Investors

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business

It's time to hop back in and investing there. We've rounded up the best investment advice from the people you should trust most -- renowned expert investors from Warren Buffett to Carl Icahn who have made millions (some, billions) by investing.

The Birth of Wars

Christos Terzides | Posted 06.11.2016 | Politics
Christos Terzides

In my humble opinion, it's both inconceivable and terrifying that such a powerful man as George Soros would propose an action that could spark a new world war.

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad NGO?: The Hungarian Regime's War on Its Critics Opens Opportunities for Civil Sector Advance

Jon Van Til | Posted 06.02.2016 | Politics
Jon Van Til

For some time now, the regime currently in control of Hungary has been waging war against a significant portion of its country's nonprofit organizations.

George Soros on Myanmar: A Long-Term Investment That 'Paid Off'

Tom Nagorski | Posted 05.01.2016 | Home
Tom Nagorski

Philanthropist and investor George Soros warned Thursday that ethnic tensions and a lack of tolerance threaten economic and political progress in Myanmar, a country to which Soros has devoted more than two decades of attention and philanthropy.

American Think Tanks and Foundations Manipulate German Politics, Claims Whistleblower

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.30.2015 | Home
Till Bruckner

As American pundits are discussing the Clinton Cash affair and worrying about possible undue foreign influence on U.S. foreign policy via donations to...

Bill O'Reilly Blasts 'Corrupt Far Left Group' Media Matters

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.20.2015 | Media

Sparked by the "Blockupy" protests outside of the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt Wednesday night, Bill O'Reilly railed against the co...

Why the West's Strategy of Containing an 'Aggressive' Putin Is Misplaced

Samuel Ramani | Posted 04.01.2015 | Home
Samuel Ramani

While the world's attention is preoccupied with entertaining the possibility of Putin's invasion rampage, this misplaced focus distracts greatly from the internal crisis brewing in Ukraine.