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Ownership Society

Billionaire Dispatches From the RNC -- Day 3

Clifford J. Tasner | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Clifford J. Tasner

Today, all of our telecommunications companies brought Republican lawmakers and candidates to Tropicana Field for batting practice. Come January, these are the guys who are going to take a bat to Net Neutrality once in for all, so it'll be a home run for us!

Homeownership Rates Take Their Biggest Drop Since The Great Depression

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business

During his presidency, George W. Bush spoke of his vision for an "ownership society," an America where anyone and everyone who wanted to could stake a...

Michael Lind on the Collapse of Left and Right

Robert Teitelman | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Robert Teitelman

Like Wall Street over the past decade, we politically (and perhaps socially) have gone about creating intellectual monocultures, which may do one or two things surpassingly well, but which may prove exceedingly vulnerable.

School Reform in the Ownership Society

Mike Klonsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Mike Klonsky

Movement between the education sector (as they call it) and the giant corporations is another ownership society hallmark. If it sounds reminiscent of the military-industrial complex, you're on the right track.

What Happened To The White Picket Fence?

Michael Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Ford

In the American Consumer Republic, the Xavier University for Politics and the American Dream's first national survey of the Dream found that the alleg...

Half Measures and Lukewarm "Reform" Won't Save the Middle Class

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Let's hope that when Obama speaks Congress he outlines not only a bold program to provide health care for all Americans, but also a set of proposals to lift the middle class out of its currently dismal economic condition.

Don't Listen to Wall Street, They Are the Ones That Got Us in This Mess

Donald Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donald Cohen

Why do cable TV, blogs and proliferating new media still care about how Wall Street evaluates public policy? Why would we listen to them?