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Jon Stewart and the Sheer Hypocrisy of Fox News on Teachers

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Wallis

I like teachers. But what I am learning from conservatives these days, especially the hosts and commentators for Fox News is that public school teachers are greedy.

Creating a Company Culture Takes More Than Free Lunches

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

Company culture is one of those buzz phrases that gets some managers boasting about Nacho Wednesdays and Bingo parties, but many start ups find competitive value by going beyond bells and whistles.

Corporate Tax Revenues Are At Historic Lows, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as the federal deficit has ballooned, U.S. corporations are paying lower tax bills than ever before, according to one measure. That's the take...

Make Money And Do Good Is The New Corporate Buzz

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Admitting you are making money by doing some good in the world is no longer a dirty little secret, i...

Demystifying Our Economic Predicament

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Brenner

Reality based assessments of the United States' economic predicaments should begin with a set of bedrock questions. What is the country's actual wealth? How is it distributed? Why is it distributed in this way?

Pay Up, Corporate Tax Dodgers

Chuck Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chuck Collins

Instead of cutting state and federal budgets, the United States should crack down on the corporate tax dodgers thumbing their noses at us.

Dear Glenn Beck: It's Not Conspiracy. It's Courage.

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

Glenn Beck has made a startling discovery. People are working together to make change!

Wisconsin, Labor, and the Future of America

Jerome Karabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerome Karabel

Without public sector unions' capacity to mobilize voters during elections, neither progressive candidates nor progressive policies would stand a chance in a money-drenched political system.

This is Not Fiscal Conservatism. It's Just Politics.

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Let's be clear: When politicians attack the poor, it is not partisan to challenge them -- it is a Christian responsibility.

When FDR Came to Wisconsin to Fight the Kochs and Walkers of 1934

Harvey J. Kaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey J. Kaye

Standing before a huge crowd at Bay Beach Park in 1934, FDR spoke of what joined Americans together and of the struggles they had waged and were continuing to wage.

Senior Bashing Is Back in Season

Bernard Starr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bernard Starr

How can Social Security possibly reduce debt? It might sound too good to be true. But in this case, it is true.

Wisconsin: Four Facts You Need to Know

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

What's happening in Wisconsin isn't about budget deficits or government spending or even public employee benefits. It's class war, wherein the big business, conservative Right tries to pit working class Americans against one another.

Class Warfare Indeed

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Before I even begin here, I'd like to address what my critics will respond with, when they hear what I have to say. They're going to call these ideas...

Corporate People

Rich Nadworny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rich Nadworny

A lot of people got very worked up last year over the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. The more I read the news these days, the more I think those justices might be on to something.

Corporations Spending Again, But Job Growth Still Uncertain

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a sign that the pace of recovery could be quickening, corporations are starting to spend money. After the recession prompted many companies to pad...

In The Public Interest: A (Non)Taxing Issue

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

Many large companies use offshore subsidiaries and creative tax planning to lower their tax rates at the expense of the rest of us. As legislators wring their hands over missing budget funds, it is eye-popping to see where much of the money has gone.

A Letter To Young Egyptian Protesters, From A Veteran U.S. Activist

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

The Egyptian people have won the hearts of the world. They represent a new generation, a new leadership, and a new hope for the future. It is their time to lead.

US Chamber's Lobbyists Ran Smear Campaign On Political Opponents

thinkprogress.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ThinkProgress has learned that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the big business trade association representing ExxonMobil, AIG, and other major internat...

The China Superpower Hoax

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Hill

China has come a long way, but it has a long, long way to go. It's anyone's bet whether China will sink or swim. So much for superpower status.

Life in the Water

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

A short clip of Rev's sermon from last Sunday's Earthalujah service. Join us this week live in NYC and online at Revbilly.com. We have a schizophren...

Disney Gives Mothers an Offer They Can't Refuse: A Passion Play

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Dailing

We represent a certain family organization you may have heard of. On behalf of our employer, we would like to give a gift in honor of this happy occasion: An official Finding Nemo™ Disney Cuddly Bodysuit.

Obama: Too Many Boats Have Been Left Behind

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Corporate America is on our minds today, because President Obama just gave a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. With the future decidedly uncert...

The Green Bay Packers: Of the People, By the People, For the People

Harvey J. Kaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Harvey J. Kaye

You've no doubt heard that the Green Bay Packers won the XLV Super Bowl. But have you heard that the Green Bay Packers are essentially a community-owned team?

Business Doesn't Need American Workers

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Kuttner

America now has about 25 million people either out of work or underemployed. Meanwhile, corporate profits continue to set records. What's going on?

The Big Idea: Creating Shared Value

Michael E. Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael E. Porter

The capitalist system is under siege and a big part of the problem lies with companies themselves.