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Downturn

Cities Getting Hit Hardest Since The Recession: Report

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business

Official recovery or not, it turns out that cities around the world still have a long way to go to get back to where they were before the downturn. ...

The 10 Most Impoverished States

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

(Lisa Lambert) - The ranks of the poor rose in almost all U.S. states and cities in 2010, despite the end of the longest and deepest economic down...

Winning the Present

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

How lunatic-fringe do the House Republicans have to be before President Obama starts calling them out? These cuts have nothing to do with reasonable fiscal policy -- they are pure ideological retribution against government.

A Candid Conversation With Outsell's David Curle

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

From what I gathered during our interview, the law firm industry is making a fundamental shift. They are modernizing the shop, using social media to engage communities and demonstrate their legal expertise.

You Can Help Fix the Economy

Angela Perkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Angela Perkey

Unemployment has been hovering above 9 percent across the U.S. for over a year. As someone who was laid off as a victim of the economic downturn, I know helping someone get a job can make a world of difference in their lives.

One Step Backwards?

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Berman

Rallies cannot continue forever unchecked. Though recovery rallies tend to last a year or two, at some point they falter into one large step backwards, usually half as ugly as the prior decline.

Is Conscious Capitalism an Oxymoron?

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

We may be entering an era of Karmic Capitalism when business realizes what goes around, comes around. Let's hope that the captains of industry apply noblesse oblige to the business world.

Copywronged: Lessons from Leibovitz on Likeness and Liability in the Digital Era

Justin Callaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Justin Callaway

Perhaps a board game called "Downturn" with photo playing cards of all of the celebrities and icons Leibovitz has captured over the years might be a good promotional start for her new role.

Dracula vs. The Recession

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

HARKER: Count Dracula, when you listed your property with us, you were asking $6.2 million. But then the castle bubble burst. Now you'll be lucky to get $75,000.

The 120% Solution

Jason McCabe Calacanis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jason McCabe Calacanis

I'm suggesting that, until America takes care of its debt, untangles the housing mess and gets unemployment under control, we all commit to working six days a week.