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Are The Wealthy's Giving Priorities Misplaced?

Pablo Eisenberg | Posted 03.26.2012 | Impact
Pablo Eisenberg

The questions about the giving style of the wealthy come at a time when important social-service and advocacy organizations that serve low- and moderate-income people throughout the country are being forced either to reduce their programs or to shut their doors.

Soros: Germany Relegating Weaker Euro Nations 'To The Status Of Third-World Countries'

AP | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland -- Philanthropist and former financier George Soros is urging European authorities to take more decisive action to protect the econ...

George Soros' Investment Company Cutting Jobs

Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Soros Fund Management, the investment company of billionaire George Soros, has laid off a handful of analysts and portfolio managers in recent mon...

George Soros Bets On MF Global Europe Bonds

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

Safe to say George Soros isn't scared off by a little risk. The billionaire investor bought about $2 billion worth of European bonds formerly owne...

Soros: Global Financial System On Brink Of Collapse

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Billionaire investor George Soros says that the global financial system is on the brink of collapse. Developed countries are falling into a "defla...

Crash Tax: Wall Street Reparations

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

It's time for Wall Street to pay reparations for the financial collapse it caused. It's time for a crash tax, a tiny sales tax on Wall Street transactions, the revenues from which would pay for Main Street restoration.

Not Everyone in the 1% Deserves 'Occupy's' Scorn

Andy Ostroy | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

There's nothing inherently wrong with being rich in America. What's wrong is when you use this wealth to disenfranchise and subjugate those who aren't.

No Disclosure on Soros

Len Levitt | Posted 12.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

No wonder Police Commissioner Ray Kelly refuses to release his public schedule. He might have to answer questions about why wealthy and powerful people are meeting with him.

Paul Blumenthal

Elizabeth Warren Raises Money From Donors Big And Small | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The month-old Senate campaign of consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren has attracted contributions from big liberal donors, her colleagues ...

Jason Linkins

Here's Your Predictable Attempt At A 'George Soros Is Behind Occupy Wall Street' Article [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

It was only natural that someone would come along at some point, size up the ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, and commence a paranoiac aria titled, "OMG! GEORGE SOROS!" But I'm a little surprised that this "someone" has turned out to be two Reuters reporters.

Reuters Draws Fire For Occupy Wall Street Story

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

Reuters is drawing heavy criticism -- including from some of its own journalists -- for an article which attempts to connect the Occupy Wall Street mo...

Top 10 Occupy Wall Street Conspiracy Theories | David Moye | Posted 12.12.2011 | Weird News

Conspiracy theories have surrounded the Occupy Wall Street movement since the moment protesters hit the ground. From ties to George Soros to cries ...

Famed Billionaire Soros Says He Sympathizes With Occupy Wall Street Protests

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

UNITED NATIONS -- Billionaire financier George Soros says he sympathizes with protesters speaking out against corporate greed in ongoing protests on W...

PIMCO CEO: European Leaders 'Making It Up As They Go Along'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

Policymakers in Europe may be making the economic crisis work instead of better, according to Mohamed El-Erian, CEO of PIMCO, the world's largest inve...

Soros: Three Steps Necessary To Avoid Global Meltdown

Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

Policymakers have lost control of the economic crisis and financial markets are forcing the world into a depression, George Soros said on Friday, ...

United States of Germany

Diane Francis | Posted 11.22.2011 | World
Diane Francis

The European Union should shred Eurozone treaties. Germany should be put in charge of the workout. There should be one central bank, and it should be in Frankfurt.

George Soros: U.S. Already In Recession

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

For months, people have been speculating about whether the U.S. economy will enter a double-dip recession. At least one billionaire says the debate is...

Soros: Europe Condemned To 'Unending Series Of Crises'

Reuters | George Soros | Posted 11.15.2011 | Business

The euro crisis is a direct consequence of the crash of 2008. When Lehman Brothers failed, the entire financial system started to collapse and had to ...

Investors Fear That Major European Bank Could Fail

The New York Times | Posted 11.07.2011 | Business

Remember the collapse of Lehman Brothers? Europeans certainly do. As Europe struggles to contain its government debt crisis, the greatest fear is t...

Not Jewish Enough for Glenn Beck -- Nor Israeli Enough

Bradley Burston | Posted 10.22.2011 | Media
Bradley Burston

This has been a summer of astonishments. So it probably should have come as no surprise that Tel Aviv's sudden tent city should have drawn the impossi...

Columbia Student Sues Ex-Boyfriend George Soros For $50 Million

AP | Posted 10.11.2011 | College

NEW YORK — The former girlfriend of billionaire financier George Soros has accused him of reneging on a promise to buy her an apartment in New Y...

Glenn Beck and Danny Danon: An Unholy Alliance?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

While other nations witness how divisive American politics currently is -- with Glenn Beck at the forefront of the over-the-top rhetoric -- it remains to be seen why Israel would allow itself to be a staging ground for his extreme brand of political theater.

The Dems' Decision to Go the Super PAC Route Is Wrong

Pearl Korn | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Democrats need to give the American people a reason to support their party, and in my mind they can do that by supporting the public financing of elections and passing an amendment canceling out the Citizens United decision.

George Soros: Country Leaving Euro Currency 'Probably Inevitable'

Posted 08.26.2011 | Business

VIENNA - Billionaire investor George Soros thinks a country will eventually exit the euro zone and urged policymakers on Sunday to come up with a ...

Paul Blumenthal

George Soros, Unions Power New Dem Super PAC | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The contributors to House Majority PAC, the new Democratic Super PAC, reads like a Glenn Beck fever dream. The list includes George Soro...