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Ruthless $570-Per-Child Traffickers Exploit Nepal Tragedy

Gordon Brown | Posted 05.15.2016 | World
Gordon Brown

At least 950,000 children in Nepal are in makeshift tents, on the streets or simply out of school and will not be able to return for months unless urgent action is taken. With all classrooms closed until May 29, in a country which in recent years has lost 200,000 girls to cross-border trafficking and exploitation, fears are now growing that children consigned to the streets or camps may be easy prey.

Gilead Sciences: A Profile in Congressionally Guaranteed Profiteering

David Belk | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
David Belk

Industries have every right to make a profit. But should any industry be allowed unbridled profits by outlawing any possible check on their prices? A market is supposed to have two sides negotiating prices.

CNBC's Jim Cramer: Make Money, Don't Moralize

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

Once a nation turns its back on a resolute determination to cultivate moral deservedness, political and financial superintendency passes to those who gain power illegitimately--a fact described eloquently by President Theodore Roosevelt.

You Can Be a Patriot Or a Profiteer... But You Can't Be Both

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

This week, the three military contractors that do the most business with the Pentagon announced their quarterly profits for 2012. Their profits continue to grow while they push Washington, D.C. to protect their budgets at the expense of the rest of us.

The Only Job a War Industry CEO Cares About: His Own

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

CEOs of the biggest military contracting corporations published a report today that has absolutely no use in predicting the actual economic effects of cuts to the military budget.

Meet The 'Spillionaires' Who Got Rich From BP's Oil Spill

ProPublica | Kim Barker | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

The oil spill that was once expected to bring economic ruin to the Gulf Coast appears to have delivered something entirely different: a gusher of mone...

Tips on How to Reframe the Current Economy

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

When it is easy to make money just by buying a house and waiting, there is not much incentive to look deeper into yourself -- to find out what you were born to give, what your unique talents are.