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The Road From Ruin

Dear Frank Rich: Wall Street Reform is an International Opportunity

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven G. Brant

It is the culture underlying our international economic system we must examine, if we are to eliminate the root cause of this crisis.

Wall Street, Nuclear Weapons, MLK Jr., and the Road From Ruin

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

From the latest news, you'd think America has turned the corner and is on the road to recovery. Far from it. There are major, structural deficiencies in our system that point in very negative directions.

'The Road from Ruin': A Financial 411 System

Diana Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Diana Taylor

As Bishop and Green say in their book, information is a powerful tool. It is hard to solve a problem if you do not know it exists in the first place.

'The Road From Ruin': 10 Ways You Can Fix The Economy And Build Popular Capitalism

Michael Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Green

It will not be easy for ordinary citizens to defeat the entrenched interests on Wall Street and in Washington, but things certainly won't change unless we take up the challenge.

'The Road from Ruin': First, Do No Harm: Managers Need a Hippocratic Oath

Angel Cabrera, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Angel Cabrera, Ph.D.

As true professionals, business leaders must accept their responsibility to create real, sustainable value.

'The Road From Ruin': All Of Us Did A "Madoff" And Now Financial Literacy Must Be The New Civil Rights

John Hope Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Hope Bryant

More people don't have a bank account today than didn't have the right to vote in 1963. If this is not a call for financial literacy as the new civil rights movement, I don't know what is.

The God Crisis

John Hope Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Hope Bryant

Whether an individual is spiritual or not, I think we can all point to scientific evidence which confirms that our small shared planet can live without us, but we cannot live without the planet.

'The Road From Ruin': Why Are Vampires Rich?

Bhagwan Chowdhry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bhagwan Chowdhry

Ed Cullen, I am told, was born around 1901, and if he started putting away just $20 a month it would have been about 110 years in 2010. Assuming an interest rate of 5% per year makes, the savings grow to a little over one million dollars.

'The Road From Ruin': Would Dodd's Solutions Create More Useless Bureaucracy (Think Homeland Security)?

Matthew Bishop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matthew Bishop

What Senator Chris Dodd has put on the table will barely scratch the surface, given the changes that are needed to build a regulatory system that actually works.

'The Road From Ruin': Sex Or Money? Which Is Harder To Talk About?

Amy Butte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Amy Butte

Sex or money? Condoms or internal rate of return? Which of these highly charged topics and terms would you prefer (or prefer not) to talk to your kids about?

The Road From Ruin: Why We Are In The Driver's Seat

Steven G. Brant | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books
Steven G. Brant

The progressive community can choose to transform the business world from within, or it can try to destroy the corporate sector altogether, as nothing but a harm to society. The choice is up to us.

This Month's Book Club Pick: The Road From Ruin Charts the Path to Capitalism 2.0

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arianna Huffington

An open, orthodoxy-free conversation about how we can fix our broken financial system is exactly what we need. Reading The Road From Ruin -- and joining in our month-long discussion about it -- is a great way to start. READ MORE Is Undercover Boss the Most Subversive Show on Television? Undercover Boss is the kind of popular entertainment that can start out as one thing but morph into something that turns a spotlight on just how out of touch America's corporate chiefs are. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Discusses the Final Push for a Public Option on The Ed Show LISTEN: Arianna Talks About Move Your Money on Public Radio's AirTalk WATCH: Arianna Weighs in on Massa's 'Wasted Hour' with Glenn Beck on AC360