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Billionaires Unchained

Andy Kroll | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Andy Kroll

Simply tallying Adelson's wins and losses -- or the Koch brothers', or George Soros's, or any other mega-donors' -- misses the bigger point.

Report: George Soros Just Made $19 Million In 36 Hours

Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

George Soros may have just done it again. Rumors are circulating that the billionaire investor made $19 million in just 36 hours by betting that t...

Jason Linkins

George Soros Is Not Dead | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.18.2013 | Media

Just in case you've heard that "enigmatic financier, liberal philanthropist" George Soros has shuffled off this mortal coil, let's be clear. He is ali...

LOOK: Reuters Prematurely Publishes George Soros' Obit

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

Reuters prematurely published an obituary for billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros Thursday afternoon. The news outlet said it "w...

Medical Marijuana Is Far From Medicine

Ron Nehring | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Ron Nehring

Smoked cannabis, it turns out, is not medicine. We don't need to derive whatever therapeutic benefit it might have by smoking it any more than we need to smoke opium to get the effect of morphine.

The DEA Calls Out "Billionaire" George Soros

Matt Sledge | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Matt Sledge

This isn't new, but I was intrigued to see the DEA, in an official January 2011 document outlining the agency's position on marijuana, engaging in som...

Enlist the Enlightened Super-Rich!

Ralph Nader | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Ralph Nader

You often hear progressives bemoaning the massive war chests of the right-wing funders. But a common mistake made by the left is not adequately focusing on cultivating their own likeminded super-rich.

America's Global Torture Network

Robert Scheer | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

When it comes to torture in the post 9/11 era, the record of the United States is so appalling that one must question our claimed abhorrence of the barbarism of other nations.

My Davos Twitter Feeds

Jerry Adler | Posted 04.01.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

Greetings from the land of Davos! Please, friends, hold the cheers and bravos.

Adelson gave $40 million to super PACs in final weeks of election

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel and Andrea FullerThe Center for Public IntegrityBillionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and family poured nearly $40 million into...

Soros: Americans 'Rejected Extremist Positions'

Reuters | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business

By Jennifer Ablan and Matthew Goldstein Nov 6 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor George Soros said late Tuesday that the projected re-el...

It's Almost Scary How Quickly Billionaire's Super PAC Pushed Live

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Small Business

Before Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment set Twitter afire, incited a wave of Facebook activity and inspired a laid off blogger to c...

George Soros Solves Europe's Crisis

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business

By Manuela Badawy and Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The European Union could be destroyed by the "nightmare" euro crisi...

Soros Urges Investing 'In Efforts To Improve Achievement By African-American Boys And Men'

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

By Manuela Badawy NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros urged charitable foundations on Mo...

Report: George Soros Gives $1 Million To Barack Obama Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

The Democrats heavy-hitters are finally coming out of the dugout to play ball in the brave new world of unlimited contributions and super PACs. A s...

New Philanthropy Generation Continues Parents' Legacy | Posted 09.20.2012 | Impact

The adopted son of John Kluge Sr. is out to ensure that 95% of his late father’s assets will be put to philanthropic use. Kluge, 29, started the for...

Magnus Carlsen Storms New York's Chess Scene

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 11.05.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

They could barely reach the other side of the chessboard, but playing against the world's top-rated grandmaster Magnus Carlsen was a thrilling experience for many New York kids.

Paul Ryan Takes A Page From The Mitt Romney Playbook

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

Thing One: Romney-Ryan: After much overhyped anticipation, Mitt Romney announced Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his vice presidential nominee Saturday, a...

Big News For George Soros

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2012 | Business

By Mathew Goldstein Aug 12 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor George Soros had a lot to celebrate on Saturday evening: his 82nd birthday...

The People's Choice! Only, Not Really

Jim Hightower | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Jim Hightower

This is what America's politics has become ­-- so empty and asinine that a guy wins a nomination to a U.S. senate seat with a pathetic four percent of the eligible votes and then is hailed as the choice of "the people."

Koch Brothers Rip Page From Soros Playbook

Bloomberg | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

The door-knockers wearing matching T- shirts and carrying electronic tablets loaded with maps and survey scripts fanned out on a recent evening across...

Paul Blumenthal

New Names Among 100-Plus Super PAC Mega-Donors | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs had their biggest fundraising month ever in June when they raised a combined total exceeding $54 million. In total, super PAC...

George Soros' Son Strikes Out On His Own

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 07.19.2012 | Small Business

Apparently life as the heir to a $22 billion fortune ain't easy. Appointments with shrinks on the Upper East Side. Pesky reporters. Photos of you booz...

How Philanthropists Can Promote Democracy: Buy a Daily Newspaper

Pablo Eisenberg | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media
Pablo Eisenberg

What could be more urgent today than protecting the free flow of information in a country increasingly dominated by unaccountable institutions and corrupt politics?

Stealing Votes and Buying the Presidency: A Winning Combination to Destroy Our Democracy

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Will you pick up the gauntlet, Mr. President, and make the case for why we must pass an amendment to strike down Citizens United? It will give you a strong foundation for your strategy to win in November.