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Can India Move From Gilded Age to Progressive Era?

Madhavi Bhasin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madhavi Bhasin

India has, in the past, overcome apocalyptic prognosis regarding its survival as a single democratic nation. Hopefully, the Asian elephant can now work its way out of its own Gilded Age.

Plutocracy: The Rich Elite and the Rest of Us

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

The controversy over the disparity between the rich and the rest of us has hit the covers of two emblematic fountains of ideas; The Economist and The Atlantic Monthly.

Senator Wants FCC To 'End' Fox News, MSNBC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

During a committee meeting on Wednesday about television retransmission consent, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) veered away from his prepared remarks ...

Climate Action: Part 2 - Down to Business

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

Last year, the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication conducted a survey of American attitudes on climate change. In one question, it asked who ...

Why Louis Brandeis Matters: Supreme Court Justice Fought Oligarchy, 'Bigness'

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During the past hundred years, [The New Republic] has continued to champion the principles that made Brandeis the greatest constitutional philosopher ...

Faith's Favorites: July Juniors

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whether it's Christmas in July, a vacation, or even early back-to-school, this month is a great time to shop for the youngsters in your life at New York's boutiques.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Don't Let Lawmakers Undermine the Clean Air Act: It Saves Lives

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

A handful of lawmakers have been trying to block the EPA from regulating pollution. This is largely a political maneuver -- an effort to drain away support for passing a comprehensive clean energy bill.

Lifetime Movie Proves Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Don't believe truth is stranger than fiction? Just watch the new "Lifetime" original movie Who Is Clark Rockefeller? and you will.

Jay Rockefeller: Obama 'Beginning To Be Not Believable To Me'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.) lashed out Friday against the Obama Administration's stance on environmental policy and coal power, an economic stapl...

Toyota's Powerful Friends In Washington

AP | SHARON THEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The lawmakers now investigating Toyota's recall include a senator who was so eager to lure the Japanese automaker to his state that...

Advice for the Unknown Lottery Winner

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

After having overcome trillion-to-one odds, the idea of running through the money would seem silly to most winners. However, studies shows that 90% of people blow all their money within five years of winning the jackpot.

Sam Stein

Message To Leadership: Rockefeller Re-States His Opposition To Triggers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the Senate's foremost champions of the public insurance option re-asserted on Friday his opposition to a compromise approach that would establi...

Jay Rockefeller Tears Into Howard Dean: 'Nonsense ... Irresponsible' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via Greg Sargent, Sen. Jay Rockefeller launched into Howard Dean on MSNBC Wednesday afternoon. Andrea Mitchell asked about Dean's belief that the Se...

Rockefeller Drug Law Reforms Go Into Effect

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eric T. Schneiderman

For all the (fair) criticism of Albany's dysfunction, our state government did get something right this year. The drug law reforms go into effect today.

Great Houses of New York: The River Club, the Best Address, Part III

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Except for having no golf course, the River Club at 447 East 52nd Street is as close to a country club as one could find in the middle of New York City.

The Rise And Fall Of New York: A Tragedy In 3 Acts

Nelson Montana | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nelson Montana

I still love this town. But it saddens me to see how far it's fallen. Can the rest of the country be far behind?

CEO Of Rockefeller & Co. Found Dead Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

AP | MARK PRATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOSTON - James S. McDonald, president and chief executive of investment management firm Rockefeller & Co., has died of an apparently self-inflicted gu...

Democratic Senators Resisting Concessions To GOP

New York Times | ROBERT PEAR and DAVID M. HERSZENHORN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama tried Tuesday to sell his health care plan to older Americans, as members of Congress said they were deluged with calls from constitue...

New York: The Epic Origins

Allison Rockefeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Allison Rockefeller

In New York it's always about us, what happened right here, clearly the center of the universe even 400 years ago!

Republican Party Needs Leadership Laxative

Stephen H. Baum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen H. Baum

It looks like the system needs a laxative to flush out the excesses and the power of groups who drove us where we are -- on the edge of a cliff.

God's Hybrid

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

Somewhere along the primordial way, a bunch of micro-organisms became enclosed by, fewer in number, but larger "tissue" cells and the evolutionary rac...

Friday Talking Points [51] -- Some Positivity

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While we're all waiting for someone to leak the Palin Troopergate Report (which is reminiscent of waiting for "Fitzmas" during the whole Scooter Libby...

WSJ Asks: Do The Rockefellers Still Matter?

Wall Street Journal | Robert Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For most of the 20th century, the name Rockefeller was synonymous with American wealth and power. The family name -- and, it was assumed, the family ...