iOS app Android app


George Soros Backs Hillary 2016

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros, a major Democratic donor, is backing an effo...

George Soros' Son Strikes Out On His Own

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 07.19.2012 | Small Business

Apparently life as the heir to a $22 billion fortune ain't easy. Appointments with shrinks on the Upper East Side. Pesky reporters. Photos of you booz...

George Soros: Eurozone Crisis, 'Similar To Soviet Union,' Has Potential To Destroy EU

Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

Billionaire investor George Soros is sounding the European alarm again. “Europe is similar to the Soviet Union in the way that the euro crisis h...

George Soros: European Crisis Has Entered 'Potentially More Lethal Phase'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Belt-tightening in the Eurozone is putting the region on life support, at least according to one famous billionaire. The European debt crisis "has...

Soros: Global Financial System On Brink Of Collapse

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Billionaire investor George Soros says that the global financial system is on the brink of collapse. Developed countries are falling into a "defla...

Fantastic Objects, Excited Stories and Dreadful Politics

Dr. Prudence L. Gourguechon | Posted 11.30.2011 | Books
Dr. Prudence L. Gourguechon

David Tuckett's Minding the Markets may just give us hope for understanding the bewildering and dangerous large group political phenomena that are beleaguering and paralyzing our country.

This Economic War Began Long Ago

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

It did not begin with the subprime disaster in 2007, nor the crash and burn of Lehman in 2008, nor are we able to blame any bubbles, be they or other. This Economic War began with the Asian Financial Crisis back in 1997.

Zach Carter

WATCH: Media Matters Toasts Final Glenn Beck Show With Silly Party | Zach Carter | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

Glenn Beck's tenure at Fox News will come to an end on Thursday, and no organization seems happier about his impending signoff than Media Matters, the...

Everything Newt Is Old Again

Ellis Weiner | Posted 07.19.2011 | Comedy
Ellis Weiner

The electrons displaying Newt "I'm The GOP Visionary, If You Can Believe It" Gingrich's Tweet announcing his comic-relief candidacy for prez were still warm, and already the self-parodying Supremo of Do As I Say, Not As I Do was complaining.

Gold, Silver Prices Hit New Peaks on Political Unrest

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Today, gold has become an expression of the instability spreading from Tunisia and Egypt to Iran and Bahrain -- and those street dissensions to come, conceivably in Kuwait, UAE, and elsewhere. Oil supplies are threatened. Buy gold and silver.

Oil Prices Above $100 Threaten Recovery, Stock Market

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Higher oil prices trumped the lower unemployment figures today. Violence in Libya trumps signs of economic recovery; 8.9% unemployment and a 3.1% gain in factory orders.

WATCH: Soros Suggests Tea Party Members 'Being Used And Deceived'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Billionaire George Soros, a longtime backer of progressive causes, suggested that members of the Tea Party movement are being "used and deceived" duri...

WATCH: Stewart Impersonates Glenn Beck To Debunk His George Soros Conspiracy Theory

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart spends a good amount of time on his show mocking Glenn Beck, but last night was one of the rare occurrences where he dedicates half his sh...

UPDATE: ADL's Foxman Condemns Glenn Beck

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
MJ Rosenberg

I am not saying Beck is anti-Semitic. I think he is so utterly ignorant of Jewish history and the history of Germany 1933-1945 that he is unaware of what he is doing in his three-part series on George Soros.

The Gender Gap in Philanthropy Revealed

Lisa Witter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lisa Witter

Research from the Women's Philanthropy Institute show that women, in general, score higher on motives of care and empathy. However, further research needs to examine other motivations for giving by gender.

Green Energy Boys Not So Different Than the Good Ole Oil Boys

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Vivian Norris

The Green Boys actually pretend to be about equality and sustainability and democracy, but they are just as obsessed as the oil and Wall Street guys with accumulating more money and power.

Making the DREAM Real

Philip Wolgin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Wolgin

Once the DREAM Act is passed, activists and advocates should work to create a network of fellowships, grants, and support for immigrants on the path to legalization.

What Have We Wrought?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Vivian Norris

I have a horrible feeling that this is truly the end of a way of life, that a dead zone in the Gulf, the acid rain killing crops inland, and the pollutants in the air, water and food supply means it's over and time to go.

Haiti: Stuck in a Trap

Richard Morse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Morse

Haitians aren't living in tent and bed sheet cities because there was an earthquake on January 12. This is the lifestyle one gets used to when elites and the Delatour/Preval lobby machine run the economy.

Is Soros a Progressive or Just Another Opportunistic Hedge Fund Manger?

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

I have followed Soros' career for 25 years. His hedge fund comes first, his causes second. Any progressives out there who think Soros is their friend are fooling themselves.

Soros: Wall Street's Profits Are "Gifts" From The Government

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire investor George Soros said U.S. taxpayers were entitled to resent bankers' bonuses because their profits were funded by government bailout...

Think Tank's Advice To Europe: Stop 'Fetishizing' American Relationship

Spiegel Online | Gregor Peter Schmitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The council released a study on Monday called "Toward a Post-American Europe," based on wide-ranging interviews and research conducted in the 27 EU me...

Somalia Focus: Q&A On Pirates, Politics, and Poverty

Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Ryan

A gang takes people hostage and hopes it will make them millionaires because the government of those hostages will step in and pay the ransom. Governments have created a market.

Soros: China's Influence Will Grow Faster Than Most Expect

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Financier George Soros said on Sunday that China's global influence is set to grow faster than most people expect, with its isola...

Soros: Economic Downslide Easing

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) -- The downward trend in the financial crisis is easing and national economic stimulus packages are starting to work, billionaire inv...