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University Of Michigan Gets HUGE Gift

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 06.18.2013 | College

DETROIT — A Los Angeles-based investor and philanthropist is giving a $110 million gift of stock to the University of Michigan – the large...

Tuesday's Real Winners and Losers

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The real winners and losers are the constituents and causes who did battle on the ground and on the airwaves, and whose lives and livelihoods will be influenced by what happens over the next four years and beyond.

Does A Pair Of Wealthy Siblings Control California Politics?

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 10.26.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Charles Munger Sr. is best known as Warren Buffett's right-hand man, an investor who has turned his skill at picking winning com...

The Subversion of Direct Democracy

Roy Ulrich | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Roy Ulrich

The truth is that the give and take of the legislative process is a much better way to make public policy, especially on complex issues.

Jerry Brown Gets an October Surprise

William Bradley | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Brown's plans to match his big budget cuts with new revenues were already somewhat complicated by heiress Molly Munger's rival income-tax-hike-for-the-schools initiative. But a much bigger threat emerged in dramatic fashion late last week.

'Megalomania, Insanity, And Evil' Caused Housing Bubble: Berkshire Exec

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.31.2011 | Business

Charles Munger, the always-quotable vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, wasn’t mincing words on Friday. “The bubble in America was caused by s...

The State of Union Address President Obama Should Have Given

David Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Morris

This might be the time to face some hard truths. And the hard truth is that inequality is economically as well as socially harmful.

Krugman Takes On the Angry Rich But Misses Their Pompous Pieties

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

One set of rules for Wall Street, one set of rules for Main Street. What's wrong with this scenario? Something very basic to what once was our understanding of America.

L.A.'s Billionaires Lost Big Last Year (SLIDESHOW)

Los Angeles Business Journal Online | LABJ STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Los Angeles may have famously gorgeous weather, but the economic climate is far from bright. The Los Angeles Business Journal reports that the 50 rich...