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Recovery

Republicans Run From the Truth: Again

Jim Worth | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

Do the Republicans want to destroy the economy, believing they can blame Obama and the Democrats? Are Republicans willing to suck the life out of the economy to gain political power?

What We Can Learn From Recession -- And How It Can Help Us Prosper

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Jennifer Hill | Posted 08.22.2011 | Small Business

Are we headed for a double-dip recession? It's a question on a lot of people's minds these days -- and a topic my fellow members of the AOL Small Busi...

Bill Clinton: 14 Ways To Fix The Job Crisis

Newsweek | Bill Clinton | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

Next week in Chicago, the Clinton Global Initiative will focus on America for the first time, inviting business and political leaders to make specific...

OECD: 'We Do Not Believe There Is A Return To A Recession'

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

SEOUL - The world economy is slowing down due to a combination of factors such as the euro zone's debt problems and a weak U.S. housing sector, bu...

Consumer Sentiment Down Even While Future Looks Brighter

Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Leah Schnurr) - Consumer sentiment worsened this month, although a gauge of future economic activity rose in May, presenting a picture o...

Stimulating a Dead Economy

Jim Worth | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business
Jim Worth

The U.S. economy is surviving only because of over-stimulation. We're living on fumes in this country, and the pursuit of happiness has come to an end for millions of families.

Divorce, One Year Later

Monah Li | Posted 08.15.2011 | Divorce
Monah Li

When somebody asked me how I was, I would answer by telling how he was, whatever exciting project he was working on, his health, his problems and his triumphs.

Usually The Reason For Growth, States, Localities Stagnate

PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a healthy recovery, states and localities produce jobs, expand social services and help fuel the nation's economic growth. T...

Judaism And Addiction Recovery

Rabbi Shais Taub | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shais Taub

For "normal" people, spiritual fitness is a luxury. For the true addict, however, spirituality is the only effective means to bring about the complete remission of an illness that is progressive, fatal and incurable.

Good Grief -- Connecting Online in Trying Times

Jim Moret | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Moret

CaringBridge bills itself as a "free, personal and private website that connects people experiencing significant health challenges to family and friends, making each health journey easier."

More Diversity Will Help the IMF at Work

iMFdirect | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business
iMFdirect

Nemat Shafik, who took over as IMF Deputy Managing Director in April, says she has been surprised by the vigor of internal policy debate at the IMF. "...

U.S. Manufacturing Attempts A High-Tech Comeback

Los Angeles Times | Don Lee | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

If it succeeds, what's happening in upstate New York could help the whole country meet one of its most difficult challenges: re-creating the kinds of ...

Fewer Americans Falling Behind On Their Credit Cards

AP | By EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Late payments on credit cards fell to their lowest level in 15 years during the first three months of 2011, TransUnion said Tuesday. Nati...

Japanese Secrets To Resilience

Margaret Moore | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Moore

Barbara Fredrickson's research has revealed that positivity is the main mechanism for resilience. Hence, a main determinant of resilience is the ability to foster and amplify positive emotions when we are swimming in a sea of negativity.

Sex Addiction: A Progressive Disease?

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Many have now become more willing to treat sex addiction as the disease it is. It's a grassfire, one set by the Internet, where, if you don't begin as a voyeur or predator, the infinite opportunities available to train you to be one can lead you in that direction.

Revenue Sharing for the States: How It Works, Why We Need It, and Why Nixon Liked It

Marshall Auerback | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business
Marshall Auerback

Our policymakers continue to believe that they must first 'get credit flowing again' to restore output and employment. Unfortunately the reverse is the case.

In New Orleans, Many Have Yet to Travel the Road Home

James Perry | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
James Perry

Both Louisiana and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development should immediately reopen settlement talks and work with post-Katrina plaintiffs to achieve the best result for homeowners who are still struggling to repair their homes and their communities.

Zach Carter

Austan Goolsbee Applauds Job Growth, Says 'We've Got A Long Way To Go'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an interview with The Huffington Post, White House economic adviser Austan Goolsbee cheered a new, stronger-than-expected jobs report...

Divorce Can Transform You

Leo Averbach | Posted 07.04.2011 | Divorce
Leo Averbach

With the advantage of hindsight, I can see that the breakup of my marriage was a transformative experience for me...

A Buddhist Approach To Recovery: Step Four -- Searching And Fearless

Kevin Griffin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Kevin Griffin

Investigation is the effort to see things clearly, to see them just as they are. In Vipassana meditation, this is what we are doing, investigating the present moment.

The Transformational Power Of 'Response-Ability'

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Steven Serba wrote to me with a great example of the messiness of being directionally correct and still achieving a great personal outcome. His is a story of overcoming addiction and homelessness through the power of personal response-ability.

Yepoka Yeebo

Rent Or Food? Soaring Costs Forcing Americans To Choose

HuffingtonPost.com | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.26.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Around 10 million American households -- or one in every four families that rent their homes -- could have to choose between paying rent, ...

OECD: Tax Hike In Japan Will Help Economy During Recovery

AP | By JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

TOKYO -- Japan should as much as quadruple its sales tax rate to deal with a crushing deficit that's bound to grow as it spends on reconstruction from...

Yepoka Yeebo

Infrastructure Improvements 'Key To Recovery' Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

The U.S. needs to improve crumbling infrastructure to boost the recovery, according to a report released on Tuesday. The report comes as federal ef...

Le Chaim!

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

We are fragile corporal fragments. We bleed, we breathe. When we are pulled into the theater of illness we suddenly, simultaneously, feel our ephemeral immortal pulse. One we measure, the other we sense.