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Towards a Socialist America

Andrew Wilkes | Posted 11.29.2014 | Religion
Andrew Wilkes

I, too, dream America. I do not, however, believe that capitalism delivers on the promises rehearsed every November.

Michael Calderone

MSNBC Is Finally Launching Its Own Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- MSNBC's growing up, and at age 17, is getting the keys to its own website. On Tuesday, the network will launch a preview version of i...

Obama Got Ranted At By Ed Schultz: New Book

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.19.2013 | Media

President Obama had to listen to a rant from Ed Schultz about his leadership and was constantly complaining about the New York Times' critical editori...

The Worker Self-Directed Enterprise: A "Cure" for Capitalism, or a Slippery Slope to Socialism?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Jerry Ashton

Based on our experience of these last few years, the 1 percent is more likely to set up the game so that you and I of the 99 percent will lose the house and the job. So, if it doesn't pay to work for "The Man," what hope do we have?

Presidential Debate Watch 2012

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Presidential Debate Watch 2012 took place at 92YTribeca on October 3, 2012. The event featured Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead moderating a panel...

Trying to Keep a Straight Face in the Midst of Madness: The Debt Ceiling Kabal & Balance

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics
Mitchell J. Rabin

Dear President Obama and the rest of the shrewd cast of characters: if you want to balance the budget, stop the wars, close military bases, stop corporate subsidies, vastly reduce the military budget from .50 of every dollar to a fraction of that and declare a moratorium on foreclosures.

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Talks Newt Gingrich On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner spoke Thursday night with MSNBC's Cenk Uygur about Newt Gingrich. MSNBC Political Analyst Richard Wolffe appeared alongside Wag...

Rahm Emanuel: I Never Believed In Bipartisanship

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a new book, Rahm claims he privately argued to Obama that he shouldn't pursue bipartisan support for health reform, because it would take too much ...

MSNBC Analyst: McCain 'Has Become The Male Version Of Sarah Palin'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews hosted a segment on Monday's "Hardball" wondering, "Whatever Happened to John McCain?" Attempting to make sense of McCain's positions ...

Sam Stein

No Summers Love-In: New Book Paints Unflattering Picture Of Summers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a soon-to-be-released book about the inner workings and turmoil that dominated the Obama administration's first two years in office, one figure eme...

Richard Wolffe To Publish New Barack Obama Book, Follow-Up To 2009's 'Renegade'

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

MSNBC political analyst and journalist Richard Wolffe has sold an untitled book about the Barack Obama presidency to Random House's Crown Publishing G...

Jason Linkins

Richard Wolffe Draws The Ire Of White House Correspondents' Association

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

there is one White House hagiographer whom the White House Press Corps just hate like the dickens: MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe.

Milbank Shows Rahm Lots of Love

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

Let's set aside for another post the fact that Milbank's column seems to channel Rahm directly. I wondered if there was a foundation in their relationship for this kind of adoration. Well, maybe.

Arianna Talks About Misplaced Priorities In Fighting Terrorism (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Keith Olbermann invited Arianna onto his first show back after the holidays to discuss the way terrorism has become a political football. Following Ri...

Richard Wolffe To Write Another Obama Book, Leave Public Strategies

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Richard Wolffe is leaving Washington public affairs firm Public Strategies to write another book about Obama, the Washington Post's Reliable Source re...

Richard Wolffe Returns To "Countdown" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Richard Wolffe returned to MSNBC's "Countdown" Thursday after a month-long absence. Wolffe had generated some controversy over his appearances and gu...

Current Best Sellers: Buyers Beware

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

If you're the kind of reader who must finish a book no matter how disappointing, you might want to save time by simply avoiding these current offerings from three marquee-name writers.

Dreams of My Absent Father

Don McNay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

When I read the Obama quote about fathers, it made me wonder what side of the equation I fell on. Was I living up to my father's expectations or making up for his mistakes?

Think Again: Media Ethics "So Last Century"

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Pity poor Ben Stein, fired by The New York Times for an egregious conflict of interest. Although he was trusted by Times readers to offer unbiased eco...

Renegade and Dreams of My Absent Father

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

Obama's election was not only a door opener for people of color. It also showed that people with absent dads, or no dad at all, can grow up and live in the White House.

CNN Dives Head First into Television Payola

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

In the age of Television Payola, regular "news" contributors never have to choose between television time and corporate shilling -- the shills get the best of both while the audience loses.

Richard Wolffe's Secret Book Proposal

tnr.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Richard Wolffe, the former Newsweek correspondent and author of the best-selling book Renegade: The Making of a President, who now works at Dan Bartle...

Richard Wolffe "Will Not Be Appearing With Us" Until Conflict Sorted Out: Olbermann

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC has responded to the claims that Richard Wolffe, who works as a strategist for Washington public affairs firm Public Strategies Inc. and who gue...

Taboo Alert: The Real -- And Most Disturbing -- News In the Olbermann-O'Reilly Feud

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

The real story in the Olbermann-O'Reilly feud is the heavy-handed intervention by the CEO of General Electric effectively forcing MSNBC's news team off a crucially important set of stories.

MSNBC to Continue Allowing a Corporate Spokesman On Air as a "Political Analyst"

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Sirota

Are we really to believe there is such a dearth of actual, independent political analysts out there that the network is all but compelled to use Richard Wolffe paid corporate PR consultant?