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Cancer: Heaven or Hell?

Lisa Masters | Posted 06.20.2014 | Women
Lisa Masters

We are all going to die. Everyone knows that. Having cancer just makes it a little bit more real. I am not a religious person. I know that the majority of the world population do believe in God, heaven and hell and/or some sort of afterlife. That's ok.

How Billionaire, Stan Druckenmiller, Bets on Education

Kai Sato | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kai Sato

Most recent media coverage of Druckenmiller has centered on generational equity. But at USC, he offered unique insight into his celebrated investment principles and discussed how he applied those principles to education by backing Harlem Children's Zone.

Billionaires Against Social Security

Robert Kuttner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

America's very rich keep trying to start a movement among college students to blame senior citizens for the sorry state of the economy that kids will inherit. Specifically, the billionaires keep trying to scapegoat Social Security. The next generation, and the one after that, will have a shot at a decent life if we can get growth and a fairer distribution of earnings back on track. That project has nothing whatever to do with Social Security or the federal deficit. On the contrary, if we keep on the austerity kick and further cut social outlays that promote opportunities, growth will be even slower.

Is Congress Taking Debt Ceiling Advice From Billionaire Who Routinely Made Huge Profits Shorting Currency?

Duncan Quirk | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business
Duncan Quirk

While Stan Druckenmiller is one of the nation's largest philanthropists, he has made billions off of shorting currencies. Will his next bet be against the dollar?

William Alden

Geithner: Not Raising Debt Limit Could Cause Recession

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

The federal government reached its debt limit Monday, and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner again detailed the disastrous and widespread consequences of...

The Top Philanthropists of 2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On Friday, Slate Magazine posted a list of the 60 largest charitable contributions of 2009, and profiled the people who gave big. We've compiled the t...

RT @huffbusiness "My Brother Works At Goldman, And He's An Idiot!" More GREAT Quotes From Sorkin's "Too Big To Fail"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York Times scribe Andrew Ross Sorkin's much-anticipated book Too Big To Fail may be the closest we'll ever get to being a fly on the wall during l...