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Riding White Water Economics Without Paddles and Rudder

Steve Clemons | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

What would it take for Pleasantville to become modern-day Greece -- where people are losing all that they have built and the social stress is undermining the solvency of the state?

Spain leads the PIGS to IMF Debtor's Trough

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 08.16.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Spain was dancing in the streets after winning the World Cup last year. Now, thanks to the Euro-zone economic crisis, crowds are protesting 21 percent unemployment, food price inflation and a shrinking middle class.

George Soros: Europe 'Making A Mistake' By Waiting On Debt Crisis

Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

OSLO - The chances of positively resolving Europe's serious debt problems are decreasing from day to day as authorities focus on "buying more time...

Reduce Debt -- or Face Deflationary Depression

Robert Lenzner | Posted 08.14.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The marginal productivity of debt -- all debt that is consumer, corporate and government -- is producing less and less of national income.

WATCH: Beck Unveils New Anti-Soros Cartoon Series

Posted 08.09.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck hosted a preview of his new Internet channel "GBTV" on Wednesday night. Beck talked about some of the programming that will be on the chann...

Why Gold Is Rising

Alan Schram | Posted 07.30.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Gold prices have been rising, and many experts cite demand from the growing economies of China and India as the reason. But that's wrong. Gold is trading higher because of loose monetary policy and the purposeful devaluation of the US dollar.

Lucia Graves

House Republicans Mock Claim Koch Brothers Could Benefit From Oil Pipeline | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- At a hearing on the approval of the Keystone XL, a controversial oil pipeline that would expand Canada's oil sand imports to refineries ...

Soros Dumps His Entire Stake Of Gold

Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK/BOSTON (By Frank Tang and Aaron Pressman) - Billionaire financier George Soros, who called gold "the ultimate bubble," dumped almost his ...

The Meaning of Strauss-Kahn

Steve Clemons | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business
Steve Clemons

If Dominique Strauss-Kahn's political career is cut short, that would be a true loss for France. His defining role in globalization is vital to a world that is still trying to sort out what form of capitalism it can live with.

Gold May Glitter But Can It Deliver?

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The classic safe-haven investment has seen a strong uptrend in value since the autumn of 2008. Various factors have been credited as drivers of this move, but what is the risk gold could lose its luster?

What Really Caused Oil's Record Drop?

Posted 07.09.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When oil prices fell below $120 a barrel in early New York trade last Thursday, a few big companies that are major oil consumers ...

Capitalism's Crisis Within, and How Larry Summers Still Doesn't Get It

Janine R. Wedel | Posted 06.21.2011 | Business
Janine R. Wedel

When listening to the many ways that economic dogma has diverged from economic reality among the supposed "experts", it began to seem as if capitalism, like communism, is a system that has rotted from within.

CHART: Why Glenn Beck Is Really Leaving New York

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.18.2011 | Comedy

The news is out this morning that Glenn Beck is planning to leave New York...well, at least leaving his New York-adjacent Connecticut mansion. But the...

Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, on the State and Future of Human Rights Philanthropy and Policy

Rahim Kanani | Posted 06.12.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

I interviewed Roth on the state of giving today, George Soros' recent $100M gift to his organization, the International Criminal Court, Obama's foreign policy, the future of human rights, and much more.

New Economic Thinking Conference To Shatter Illusion of Control

Steve Clemons | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

As INET Executive Director Rob Johnson said, "last year's conference punctured the mystique of market stability (not to mention real events). This year, the conference will shatter the illusion of control."

9 Possible Replacements For Glenn Beck

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.07.2011 | Comedy

Glenn Beck confirmed yesterday that he will end his Fox News program later this year, leaving many questions up in the air: Where will he go next? Why...

Soros: GOP Budget Cuts A 'Serious Brake' On The Economy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS -- Public spending cuts forced by Congress would be a serious brake on U.S. economic growth, hitting jobs and demand, billionaire investor...

Soros: Sharing Oil Wealth Could Quell Revolutions

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

To quell unrest, billionaire investor George Soros says oil-producing countries should share the wealth. "What has caused the revolutions," Soros tol...

WATCH: Soros Suggests Tea Party Members 'Being Used And Deceived'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Billionaire George Soros, a longtime backer of progressive causes, suggested that members of the Tea Party movement are being "used and deceived" duri...

George Soros Responds To Glenn Beck's Attacks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Liberal billionaire George Soros responded to Glenn Beck's frequent attacks on him during an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria that is set to air on...

Don't Overuse the Word "Revolution"

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Teitelman

When we attach the word "revolutionary" to every new development, we debase its meaning. We become more than a little superficial -- not to say a little more prone to the true revolution we never saw coming.

Donation Deficiency: Big Charity Giving At 10-Year Low

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When the economy was said to be poised for recovery at the beginning of 2010, there were rumblings as to whether philanthropy would follow suit. Well,...

Soros on Egypt and America's Complicity in Egyptian Nightmares

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

America does not have a magic wand to turn totalitarian regimes into well-functioning democracies, but there are times when the balance in America's strategic relationships must shift toward the vital importance of popular will.

How John Paulson Made $5 Billion Last Year

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The secret to the spectacular returns Paulson and his employees reported for 2010 is due to their keeping much of their money- $14.9 billion or 42...

Rabbis Petition Murdoch To Crack Down On Fox's Holocaust Language

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) Hundreds of American rabbis used Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday (Jan. 27) to push media mogul ...