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Greedy Bastards

I Pledge Allegiance to Greed

Kelsey Minor | Posted 07.09.2014 | Money
Kelsey Minor

Imagine sitting on a plane either at the gate or on the runway for five hours. Well it happened to me over the holiday weekend. Not once did a fligh...

Bypassing the Organized Dysfunction

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

I have always believed that the size of the problem equals the size of the opportunity. And considering the obvious size of the problem presented by opaque election financing and extractive core systems, massive opportunities for reform surely surround us.

Should Climate Deniers Be Forced To Watch This Documentary?

Posted 03.23.2013 | Green

From TakePart's Jon Bowermaster: Eco-activist Craig Rosebraugh is the first to admit he took “a sizable gamble” by titling his first film so pr...

30 Million Jobs Tour Heads to College: What's Your Experiment?

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 04.23.2012 | College
Dylan Ratigan

I've found myself more enthusiastic than I've been in years as I've shifted my attention from D.C./NYC to cities both burgeoning with ideas and struggling with the excruciating pain that Washington and New York have inflicted on them.

Auction 2012: Greedy Bastards and Student Debt

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

Like banks and oil companies, those who run our universities push the hidden risk they incur to taxpayers. It's not as obvious as what we saw with subprime home loans, but it is potentially as destructive.

Auction 2012: How Greedy Bastards Rig Our Trade Rules

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

For Greedy Bastards in banking and trade, globalization is a great slogan to use for selling off American technology and pocketing the profits, while an American government stays prostrate.

Auction 2012: Bought Health Care

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

What I've found is that the same incentives distorting banking, energy, education, and government are distorting our very bodies. For American health care providers, the goal isn't to get you healthy, but to get you paying.

Occupy Your Choice to Make a Difference

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Denise M. Wilbanks

I believe the current times are forcing our hand to burn the candle from both ends, a common phrase that signifies one must work double-time from two ends of the same spectrum.

My 30 Million Jobs Tour: Every Problem Is a Job

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

It's clear that, once we end the corruption in our banking, tax, and trade policies, we will have more than enough work for the 30 million people who need it.

Dylan Ratigan, Arianna Huffington, and Deepak Chopra Want Money Out of Politics

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
Alison Rose Levy

"We are being bamboozled by lobbyists, it's time for democracy to be restored," Deepak Chopra told his guests, Arianna Huffington and Dylan Ratigan at a DeepakHomeBase (DHB) event this week.

Ratigan Charges That Romney's Business Experience Is 'Not Capitalism'

Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan appeared Monday morning on NBC's "The Today Show" to discuss his new book on money and politics, "Greedy Bastards," which wil...