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For-Profit College Accused Of Luring Students Into Predatory Loans | Chris Kirkham | Posted 02.27.2014 | Business

The federal consumer protection agency filed suit on Wednesday against ITT Educational Services, accusing the major for-profit college corporation of ...

Apex Predators Eat Hostess Twinkies

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Labor, in Hostess' case, is not making extravagant demands on the company. It is not insisting on a shorter work week, or a larger benefits package, or some huge increase in pay or perquisites. No. Indeed, this is the very opposite of the truth.

George McGovern -- Prescient About America

Karl Grossman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Karl Grossman

George McGovern, who died Sunday, was prescient about America. When he ran for president 40 years ago, he well-understood what the federal government of the United States had become, among other national dysfunctions.

The War Industry: Bad Job Creators, Bad Bosses, Bad Stewards of Tax Dollars

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

As budget cuts come to the fore, military contractors will undoubtedly try to obscure the fact that every $1 billion of military spending costs anywhere between 3,200 and 11,700 jobs or more when compared to other ways of spending the money.

Innovation in Managing Water

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Managing water will become a critical business skill for the 21st century. Need drives innovation, so this week we want to highlight some of what is happening in the new markets in water.

A New Year's Resolution for American Households: Prioritize our spending and understand the true value of what we're buying

Michael Deane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Deane

A recent article in The Washington Post analyzed how an upper-class American family with a gross annual income of $250,000 spent their money. The art...


Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Vazquez

by Michael Vazquez Two weeks after the close of the New York Film Festival, herewith, my first posting, by way of random notes on thirty-nine films: ...

Private Sector's Unique Role in Addressing the Water and Sanitation Crisis

Angela A. Buonocore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Angela A. Buonocore

The private sector is uniquely positioned to help the new wave of social entrepreneurship, which strives to add profitability and accountability to philanthropic projects.

Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships for Social Good

Angela A. Buonocore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Angela A. Buonocore

As cross-sector collaboration continues to become more essential, an increased focus on strategically selecting partners, will become even more vital to create real and lasting change.

The Future of Global Air Traffic Management

David Melcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Melcher

This afternoon at the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow in London, I had the pleasure of hosting a panel of experts from the aviation industry that discussed the critical need for modernizing air traffic management (ATM) systems around the world.

How Do We Fund the Future of Infrastructure?

Steven R. Loranger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steven R. Loranger

We need government and business and citizenry to work together so the critical networks in our skies--and under our feet--will meet the needs of generations to come.

Making Our Skies a Little Greener

David Melcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Melcher

If you've spent any time recently waiting for a delayed flight in an airport terminal, you know first-hand that air traffic congestion in the U.S. is a growing problem.

$160,000+ In Debt

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Mark Howell | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit as part of the HuffPost College Student Debt series. I made the wrong choice in going to a...