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Horsing Around With Gangs: Horse Whisperer Meets Gang Advocate

Molly Secours | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Molly Secours

In spite of the 9000 miles that lie between them -- both culturally and racially -- after listening to them discuss their passions for their work with troubled horses and at-risk youth, you might think Joe Guy and Ron Johnson were related.

America's Next Failed Conservative Stimulus

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Unless something drastic happens between now and the vote on President Obama's tax-cut "compromise" with congressional conservatives, Americ...

What Was The Best Album Of The Year?

Huffington Post | Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

2010, the year The Beatles catalogue finally made it to iTunes. Besides the much anticipated pairing of Apple records with Apple Inc., the year saw th...

It's Complicated: Lessons on Marriage from Hollywood?

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Dr. Tian Dayton

Is it possible that Hollywood is growing a conscience? Hollywood who, for some time now, has been exporting some of America's worst values, seems to b...

Manhood In Four Moments

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

The following four snapshots from my life in transition show a man at his most successful, most destructive, most vulnerable -- and, finally, most at peace.

Crazy Talk Radio Fueling Another "Big Lie"

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Depending on the radio program, we're either about to become a communist or fascist nation (okay, sometimes both), all because of the suspiciously foreign-looking guy in the White House.

The 10 Companies That Will Signal An Economic Rebound

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The recession is, by the standard measurement, over. The National Bureau of Economic Research's Business Cycle Dating Committee said the downturn ende...

How Optimism and Music Saved Her Life

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

The oldest living survivor of the Nazi Camps, Alice Herz-Summer will celebrate her 106th birthday.She credits music and optimism for saving her life ...

Can the Average Person Save Our Economy?

Alice Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alice Wood

The answer is "yes." We don't have to wait for financial reform. We don't have to wait for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to come to the res...

America the Money Drunk

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
BJ Gallagher

After inheriting a nice, fat surplus from the Clinton administration, America went on a spending spree - as if our rich Uncle Sam had bequeathed to us...

Why the Stimulus Package Failed

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Beinhart

The Obama White House passed a stimulus bill that was 40 percent tax cuts, 30 percent unemployment insurance, and only 27 percent actual stimulus. That's why it didn't work.

Welcome Back to the Future

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The Republicans hold part of our political and economic future in their hands, which poses a question -- what the hell have the Tea Partiers done to our country? We'll soon find out.

Bernanke’s Failure To Speak Out Rankles Some

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve is all but certain next week to begin a multibillion-dollar effort to coax the recovery along, but privately, Ben S. Bernanke, hea...

The Vital Missing Voice in the Economic Recovery Debate Is Someone You've Never Heard of

Les McKeown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les McKeown

To strengthen our barely-breathing economic recovery, a truly brave move would be to appoint not a marquee "brand name" business leader but to turn to successful founder-owners from the SME community.

On Not Having a Romantic Rendezvous in Rome

Lauren Quinn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Quinn

We travel in part to be free of ourselves, the roles and responsibilities of home. Travel allows us to escape those self-constructed constraints of Who We Are and What Our Lives Are, and allows us to live more freely in the moment.

Low Interest Rates Are The Latest Sign Of A Stalled Recovery

nytimes.com | FLOYD NORRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As 2010 began, there was nearly unanimous agreement in financial circles on at least one thing: Interest rates were sure to rise during the year. ...

Small Business Still Holding Back Recovery, Optimism Hits Record Low

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A new Gallup poll shows that "The Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index -- which measures small-business owners' perceptions of six measures of thei...

The Morality Disconnect

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

The GOP have genuine disdain for the underclass. The truly sad part is that they've brainwashed poor Republicans into going along with their scheme to permanently quarantine the undesirables.

The Alcoholic/Addict's Art Of Self Sabotage

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

The alcoholic / addict knows when they are on the road to self sabotage. They know that their behavior will result in substantial and probable irreparable damage.

Invest $10 Billion in Gulf Recovery, Development Fund

Andy Brack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Brack

If you listen to the rhetoric surrounding the Gulf oil disaster, much of the talk is about people getting their lives back to normal -- to how things were. But is this really the right focus? Just look at how things have been.

Surrounded by Addiction: An Opportunity to Open Your Heart to Unconditional Love

Trina Hayes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trina Hayes

There are times that you may not like the behavior of an addict, but when you learn to love yourself, you will be able to reach out with love for the addict without demanding such love in return.

Haiti Storm Shreds Earthquake Survivors' Tents, Kills 5

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The sudden, powerful storm that ripped through Haiti's battered capital destroyed thousands of tents in the homeless cam...

Lawrence Summers: 'America's Sensible Stance On Recovery'

ft.com | Lawrence Summers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Critics have complained that the continued commitment by the administration of President Barack Obama to support recovery in the short term and also t...

Recovery Movement Grassfires Ignited

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

My high school motto was "Great in '68". My colleague on the board of The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA), Peter Palanca's, ...

Geithner Urges Action On Economy

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Washington is at risk of undercutting an already sluggish economic recovery if it fails to provide quick, add...