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Public Anger

Rich-Poor Conflict Now Biggest Source Of Tension In America

nytimes.com | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Conflict between rich and poor now eclipses racial strain and friction between immigrants and the native-born as the greatest source of tension in Ame...

National Anger Is Understandable, But...

Byron Williams | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Byron Williams

Anger is more than enough to get people into the streets as the tea party and Occupy Wall Street movements attest. However, anger is not a principle that can be used as a cornerstone for governing.

Over A Third Of Americans Support Occupy Wall Street Protests: Poll

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- More than one-third of the country supports the Wall Street protests, and even more – 58 percen...

August Jobs -- Zero Progress

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

For the second time in monthly jobs report history we have created no new jobs. The last time we created no jobs in a month was 1945.

The Wisdom and Unwisdom of Crowds -- A Rhyming Rant

Jim Parry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Parry

Oh, the people who screamed in November this year, Angry voters who threw out the Dems: Did they think the thing through? Was it all very clear? Oh, i...

How Not To Be A Horse's A#$%!: 3 Tips For When You Blow A Public Fuse

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

It's been a month now since American pop culture witnessed three consecutive bursts of public anger. Serena Williams, wielding her racquet as a weapon at the U.S. Open, kick-started a week in which Kanye West stole the microphone from young, doll-faced Taylor Swift at the MTV Awards, and ended with Congressman Joe Wilson shouting down the President of the United States like a British heckler.

Optimizing Democracy

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Abelson

While issue after mega-issue begs in vain for wise and farsighted solutions from our fearless leaders -- politically-engaged citizens shake their heads in disgust and disbelief.