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Matthew Palevsky

No Impact Project Week: Participate With Huffington Post October 18th

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

This week will give people the opportunity to examine and reduce their ecological footprint by taking part in a short and intense period of conscious consumption supported by local and online communities.

Must Reads: Best Health Care Reporting This Week

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

In order to bring you the most thoroughly reported stories about health care reform, the Huffington Post has teamed up with NewsTrust for a week long Health Care News Hunt.

Matthew Palevsky

Health Care Horror Story: Medical Specialist Faces Crippling Medical Bills, Loses House

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This story is part of the Huffington Post's effort to bear witness to the effects of the current economic environment on ordinary Americans. When F...

Matthew Palevsky

Mortgage Vultures Dupe Cash-Strapped Homeowners

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Capitalizing on the collapse of the housing market, a Fair Oaks, California company claimed to provide loan modification services while siphoning mone...

Top 7 Recession Indicators According To HuffPosters (SLIDESHOW)

HuffPost's Eyes & Ears | Matthew Palevsky/Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week HuffPost featured its "Top Ten Unconventional Indicators Of The Recession," such as sales in men's underwear and movie rentals. We asked yo...

Matthew Palevsky

"Obama The Anus Of America": Conservatives Riled Up By Health Care Reform Gather Along Bus Tour (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two "Hands Off My Health Care" buses have been making their way across the country as the central organizational tools for the conservative group Amer...

Homeowners Get Help in DC, But Not From Government

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Palevsky

2008-07-24-forclosure.jpg This week thousands of homeowners lined sixtieth street, 3 blocks from the White House, waiting for help to lower their mortgage rates.

Strategery: Bush Attacks Obama and Weakens America

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Palevsky

Instead of focusing on the ethics of mudslinging, more should follow Biden's lead and address the potentially dire ramifications of Thursday's reckless hubris.

Heartbreak: Firm Offering People "Second Chance" Mortgage Help Accused Of Fraud

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For homeowners suffering during the economic meltdown, 2nd Chance Legal Services may have appeared like a dream. Pitching itself as a consulting fi...

Matthew Palevsky

World's Top Economists Agree: The Global Recession Will Continue

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- "As you might have realized by now, we're in a difficult situation," said billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros to a sold-o...

Hungry, Hungry Huckabee

Matthew Palevsky and Bess Kalb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Palevsky and Bess Kalb

Chuck Norris won't roundhouse kick Mitt Romney in the face. Instead, he explained to a room of bloggers at a Mike Huckabee Q&A event at the Des Moines Marriot, he's "gonna choke 'im."

Fannie and Freddie Symptoms of Larger Problem

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The Real News

Chief economist at the AFL-CIO Ron Blackwell believes that while bailing out Fannie and Freddie is important, politicians shouldn't lose sight of the broader economic crisis.

Arianna Huffington on the Media, McCain, and Obama

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

2008-06-15-ahuff2.jpg Last week I interviewed Arianna Huffington on two central topics in Right is Wrong. I couldn't help getting her candid opinion on Barack Obama as well.

Fear of Islam Hurts Obama in Kentucky

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

One might have thought that the Wright scandal would have extinguished Obama's rumored connection to Islam. Instead, it has only strengthened the spurious claims about his faith.

Did Petraeus Part Ways With The Neocons?

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

Those who expected General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker to beat the drums of war during this week's Senate hearings must be disappointed. Joe Lieberman certainly was.

McSame As Bush: McCain's Road To Iran

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Palevsky

McCain's "straight talk" on the wages of war and Iran has the irony of a recovering alcoholic doing Johnny Walker ads.

Biden Stripped of Caucus Delegates: What the Faucus?

Matthew Palevsky and Bess Kalb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Palevsky and Bess Kalb

The Precinct Secretary counted Biden's corner as 69 strong--one person short. A woman in a red coat had wandered into a crowd of Edwards supporters and now headed back to the Biden circle. "Times up!" yelled the Secretary.