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I Embrace Democratic Socialism

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.22.2017 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

No country in the world today stands as a fully Socialist state, but rather, some of the most successful economies combine elements of Capitalism with Socialism to create greater degrees of equity and lesser disparities between the rich, the poor, and those on the continuum in between.

A Compassionate and Holistic Economy, Where Local Is Global

Thierry Dufay | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact
Thierry Dufay

What if we swap minimum wage with minimum existence? The essence should be a good and beautiful life. For people and for planet.

These Are The World's Most Inventive Cities

Forbes | William Pentland | Posted 07.16.2013 | Business

FORBES: Tiny, biodegradable implants known as Bioneedles may soon replace the syringe, vial and needle trifecta as the standard delivery mechanism...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs and Green Too: Can Transportation Drive the Future?

Michael Rose | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Michael Rose

Republican governors Rick Scott of Florida, John Kasich of Ohio and Scott Walker of Wisconsin all turned down available Federal funds. California's governor is happy to take the money to build a system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco but it's become tied up by routing and funding disputes.

OECD: All Major Economies Headed For Slowdowns

Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

None of the world's major economies will escape a slowdown, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Monday, highlighting in...

Dan Froomkin

New Social Justice Index Places U.S. Near Bottom

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A central concern for those in the Occupy movement -- that the economic system in the U.S. is rigged in favor of the well-off -- has bee...

OECD: 'We Do Not Believe There Is A Return To A Recession'

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

SEOUL - The world economy is slowing down due to a combination of factors such as the euro zone's debt problems and a weak U.S. housing sector, but it...

CHARTS: 10 Ways America Has Become A Low-Tax Country

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

Whether a country has high taxes or low taxes would seem to be a straightforward question. Yet in the United States, the debate rages on. This wee...

INFLATION: Prices Rise At Fastest Level Since Financial Crisis

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

Inflation is back, and it's not limited to America. Prices in developed countries are rising at the highest rate since the financial crisis first ...

U.S. Banks Oppose Stricter Money Rules

Wall Street Journal | DEBORAH BALL AND CASSELL BRYAN-LOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as governments freeze assets tied to regimes in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia, U.S. banks are resisting efforts to tighten international rules to prev...

Waking Up to the Need for Education Reform

Amb. Karen Kornbluh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Amb. Karen Kornbluh

Today's Sputnik challenge isn't one that scientists can address in a laboratory; parents, teachers, principals and community leaders all need information so they can do their part.