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The Recession

Your Career at 50: Challenges of the Middle Aged Career Search

Mark Wayman | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Mark Wayman

Having challenges as a middle aged job seeker? You have come to the right place.

Opportunity Working - I'll Tell You What Isn't

Olga Crosse | Posted 09.30.2012 | UK Politics
Olga Crosse

I do voluntary work at a Youth Project here in London. I also work in HR, so I have a fair idea of what people in general have to do in order to a) get a job b) remain employed. I also have an insiders view of the various job creation and back to work schemes that are around.

Introducing The Recessionary Arts: A HuffPost Culture Series

Gazelle Emami | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Gazelle Emami

When the arts are raised in the context of the recession, the discussion usually hits two extremes -- "saving" them, or slashing their funding -- neither of which is as compelling to explore as the arts themselves.

Arthur Delaney

Older Workers Gloomier Than Last Year | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Older workers are gloomier about the economy now than they were last year. Nearly two thirds of workers older than 50 first surveyed ...

Is The Recession Making Men Cheat?

Posted 12.20.2011 | Women

Despite reports that the recession has put a damper on male desire, a new study claims that the downturn has actually revved up men's sexual appetites...

American Economic Confidence Plummets

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

Americans are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the direction of the economy, and they're losing faith in the ability of policymakers to help. ...

Study: Black Household Wealth Dropped 53% During Recession

Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

From the New York Times: Hispanic families accounted for the largest single decline in wealth of any ethnic and racial group in the country during...

Arthur's Lame Attempt To Say Something Meaningful About Social Class

Hunter Stuart | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment
Hunter Stuart

Arthur relies on the pleasures that excessive wealth provides to entertain the audience even while it tries to teach us a lesson about how being rich poisons your soul.

Economic Downturn Has Impacted U.S. Marriages | Annys Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Americans without a college degree bore the brunt of the recent recession, and so did their marriages, according to a new report by researchers at the...

Is Spiritual Growth Tied to the GDP?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Is the recession good for your soul? The economic numbers continue to fluctuate, and the most reported psychological symptoms of the recession are de...

What's an Underemployed Gal to Do? Run For Office.

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Tucker

The experience of running convinced me that women have a tremendous natural ability for politics. We just have to get over our fear of it and go for the brass ring.

Rebuilding Oregon Through A University

The Huffington Post/Her Campus | Ainslie Forsum | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The following story comes courtesy of Her Campus. See more in the series here. The recession hit suburban Salem, OR hard. According to Moody's Analy...

Amid The Recession, Janelle Summerville Rocks Out

The Huffington Post/Her Campus | Kelsey Garvey | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The following story comes courtesy of Her Campus. See more in the series here. Recent Wake Forest grad Janelle Summerville has a lot to celebrate. T...

Madison Mayster Helps The Blind

The Huffington Post/Her Campus | Allie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The following story comes courtesy of Her Campus. See more in the series here. When Madison Mayster learned that the government had stopped funding ...

Vanessa's Story

The Huffington Post | Elyssa Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Every other weekend, Vanessa DeJesus, an English and sociology major at Columbia University, travels an hour home to New Jersey to help out her family...

SUNY Purchase Students Find Creative Ways To Give Back

The Huffington Post/Her Campus | Gabriele Fiore Boland | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The following story comes courtesy of Her Campus. See more in the series here. Purchase College has always been full of fashionistas strutting their...

Nina Spierer -- Accountant Turned Art Activist

The Huffington Post/Her Campus | Rachel Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The following story comes courtesy of Her Campus. See more in the series here. In June, Nina Spierer -- a Barnard College Junior -- quit her job at ...

Judith Sandalow: Politicians Are Failing An Entire Generation Of Children

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Tucker

In the shadow of the White House, nearly 45,000 American children live in poverty, a number that has been soaring since 2007. The District of Columbia...

John Wands, Unemployed New Jersey Man, Struggles To Support Family

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

New Jersey man John Wands has been a part of the American workforce for decades, continually reinventing himself through careers as an electrician, a ...

Will 12 Holes Of Golf Become The New 18?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Diane Tucker

Unless you're retired (or work on Wall Street), who's got time for a five-hour round of golf? On a 12-hole course, some of you duffers out there might finally break 100.

Civil Rights Groups Issue Warning Against Hazardous Auto Dealer Amendment

Janis Bowdler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janis Bowdler

Capitol Hill has been teeming with auto dealers as the debate heats up on the proposed "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" (S. 3217)....

Press One to Save Your Home and Family

Janis Bowdler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janis Bowdler

Below is the third installment of a five-part series, Too Little to Save, in which the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) highlights a family and desc...

Setting the Record Straight: Why Auto Dealers Do Not Need Carve-Outs

Janis Bowdler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janis Bowdler

The auto dealers are urging senators to avoid over-regulating their dealerships, burdening them with redundant laws, and ultimately limiting consumers' credit options. These concerns are unfounded.

Latino Consumers Have Much to Celebrate in New Banking Bill

Eric Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Rodriguez

Early this morning, lawmakers finalized the banking reform bill. The "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" is a great victory for cons...

BP Chairman's Unfortunate Choice of Words: Once Again the Media Fanned Hysteria Over Absolutely Nothing

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

I am not a fan of BP, and the oil company deserves the heap of criticism tossed its way, but I believe the media has once again behaved outrageously.