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Are Your Retirement Savings Being Used to Undermine Our Democracy?

Lauren Compere | Posted 05.25.2016 | Money
Lauren Compere

Americans know that secret money is being funneled into our elections every cycle, and they are not happy about it. In fact, almost two thirds of Americans are dissatisfied with the outsized influence of corporations in this country, and 78% want to see the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United overturned.

Are the Salaries of Verizon's Executives Being Charged to Low Income Families?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 05.01.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

While I personally don't care how much someone makes a year or their net worth, in this case, I care when the salaries and other compensation somehow end up being paid for by local phone customers in an expense item called "Corporate Operations.'

PREMIERE: Haezer x Proxy - 'God Mode'

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

It's not every day that you get two underground champions working together on the same track, especially when they hail from different continents. Sur...

Perceptual Jail: How Surrogates Can Bail You Out

Alan Kelly | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Alan Kelly

One wonders if someone in the music business knows a thing or two about surrogates. If so, their handiwork offers a lesson to the people and organiza...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Representing Neither Great Men Nor Bad Men

John Harrington | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
John Harrington

It lights up my natural life that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has once again proven itself to be above human beings, shareholders and other stakeholders in our society by proposing to destroy owners' free speech and protect the rights of authoritarian corporate management.

Etiquette Rules at Arts & Crafts Shows

Daniel Grant | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Arts and crafts fairs tend to have fairly similar rules, and participants can get a bit fussy about them: Everything in the booth must have been desig...

Blocking websites is a punishment for Jordanians

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.05.2013 | Media
Daoud Kuttab

Thirteen years ago I attended an international event in Amman where then minister of information Saleh Qallab spoke enthusiastically about Jordan's ne...

Citi Shareholder Revolt Spreads To Other Banks

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business

Citigroup shareholders seem to have started a trend. After the resounding rejection of Citigroup's compensation plan earlier this week, shareholder...

Munchausen's Syndrome: Stranger (and More Dangerous) Than Fiction

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Munchausen's syndrome is one of group of conditions known as "factitious disorders." In this variety, the person intentionally feigns a disease or self-induces an injury.

Will 2010 Be the Year We Revive Corporate Democracy?

Jesse Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jesse Strauss

Although slightly under the radar, in 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission is set to unveil new rules that will recalibrate the balance of power between corporate management and shareholders.

Too Compromised to Govern: the Top Conflicts Plaguing Corporate Governance

Jesse Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jesse Strauss

Although Wall Street maybe too big to fail, corporate governance reform is just too important to fail.

Proxy making moves with Proximus

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

​After ripping the Heavenfest stage over the summer and shining on the Gotee Records Hip Hope compilation album earlier this year, Colorado emcee Pr...

You Can't Keep a Good Message Down

Daniel Blackman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daniel Blackman

I've been amazed about the amount of news coming out of Tehran from the election protests. From following #iranelection, #Tehran or #moussavi on Twit...

"America's Secret War" - Current's "Vanguard" Special Report

Current TV’s “Vanguard” | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Current TV’s “Vanguard”

There's been a lot of talk about whether the U.S. and Iran are going to war. The real question is whether the U.S. and Iran are already at war... a w...