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Third Way Attacks Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio, and Should Disclose Bank Donations

Brent Budowsky | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Third Way has a legal right to keep their donations secret, and we have a legal right to give Third Way zero credibility until they disclose their donations.

Liberals Should Fight Like Hell for Single Payer Health Care

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Ladies and gentlemen, one cannot provide true reform, change we can believe in, or dramatically improved health care with bills that are insurance industry productions, passed with political payoffs, compromising our highest ideals.

'Opaque' Companies Contributed To Financial Crisis, Survey Finds

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business

* Multinationals have improved transparency but much more still to do * Financial sector lags in providing information on operations ...

The Great Populist Wave

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

At this moment, in our land, it is time for the true champions of the 99 percent to launch the largest voter registration, mobilization and turnout campaign in the history of freedom.

Ties To Insurers Could Land Mortgage Services In More Trouble

American Banker | Jeff Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When banks buy insurance on the homes of borrowers whose policies have lapsed, they get a great deal. Just not for the homeowners and investors who ha...

The F Word: Campaign Cash From Rate Hikes

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

"Corporate interests are buying the elections? Oh no", Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, told the New York T...

Ryan Grim

Democrats Are United -- For Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate has voted to move forward with the health care bill. The vote was 60-39 in favor of debating the bill put forward by Senate Majority Leader...

Step Up to Mike's Challenge

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Despite all we've learned from Sicko, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Roger and Me, we continue to take abuse. Our pal Mike is now asking us to act.

GOP Health Care Bill WON'T Prevent Insurance Companies From Denying Sick People

Wall Street Journal | JANET ADAMY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are preparing to unveil their own health bill in the next few days. Minority Leader John Boehner (R., Ohio) said Monday that the plan woul...

Why You'll Need A Personal Brain Trainer

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Substantial gains could be achieved by organizing everyday activities that grow neurological abilities and sustain brain health. If the ordinary citizen is to achieve brain fitness, they'll need to work at it.

Insurers Royally Played Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The insurers hustled, conned and lied to Obama. They cynically played upon his political naiveté about them. Worse, they didn't even try to mask their play of him.

Experts: Even With Reform, Health Care Insurers Will Likely Discriminate

The Washington Post | David S. Hilzenrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Any health-care overhaul that Congress and President Obama enact is likely to have as its centerpiece a fundamental reform: Insurers would not be allo...

HealthCareLess

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

I want the same health care that members of Congress get... at a much lower cost.

What Does Health Care "Reform" Mean? How Soon Can We Get There? Part 1

Maggie Mahar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maggie Mahar

Forces calling for health care reform are gaining momentum. But if by "reform," they simply mean "universal coverage," I have to disagree.