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NRA Lobbyist Belittles Any Jew Who Backs Gun Control Because The Holocaust

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Brian Judy, a senior state lobbyist for the National Rifle Association, compared supporting gun control to paving the way for the Holocaust last week....

Super-Rich Guy To 'Zillionaires': Back $15 Minimum Wage Or Prepare For Revolution

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.03.2014 | Business

A Seattle millionaire is urging his super-rich peers to support a $15 minimum wage or face the possibility of a devastating populist revolt. In an ...

The Emerging Populist-Business Coalition

Mike Lux | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

Warren Buffett giving his biggest ever contribution in a political race is more important news than you might think. This particular contribution just well could be symbolic of an emerging alliance between progressive populists and some segments of the business community.

Why Aren't Americans Taking to the Streets Over Economic Inequality?

Erica Abeel | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Inequality for All goes a long way in bringing viewers up to snuff on the country's dominant issue. Unfortunately, Kornbluth's film lacks the urgency and passion of Charles Ferguson's masterwork Inside Job. Or the work of other great documentarians, such as Alex Gibney and Erroll Morris. You want Inequality to be angrier.

5 Tycoons Who Want To Close The Wealth Gap

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 02.24.2014 | Impact

As the middle class struggles to make gains and President Barack Obama strives to shine a spotlight on the issue of income inequality, an unlikely con...

The One Percent Is Hogging So Much of Our Income That It's Holding the Economy Back

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

The reason is quite simple: Those workers are also consumers. When the 99 percent earn more, they spend more, and the one percent can produce more and earn more themselves.

WATCH: The Talk TED Didn't Want You To See

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.17.2012 | Business

Multi-millionaire Nick Hanauer has an important message for those who think the rich are America's job creators. Problem is, he can't seem to get it o...

We All Do Better When We All Do Better

Stan Sorscher | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Stan Sorscher

Lately, the public mood has gone the opposite way. Simply put, we are told that we will all do better when most of us do worse.

Are Democrats Wrong to Blame Teachers Unions?

Andrew Coulson | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education
Andrew Coulson

Acknowledging the real root of the problem -- state school monopolies -- seems like an attack on government. But it is not an attack to observe that government is bad at running schools, anymore than it's an attack on shovels to note that they make lousy Web browsers.

Laura Bassett

Bill Gates, Sr.: Raise My Taxes!

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bill Gates, Sr., the father of Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, is trumpeting a new state income tax in Washington for individuals who earn more than...