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Clinton-Warren for Change

Brent Budowsky | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

If a ticket of two women offers economic revival and transformational change based on financial justice championed by Pope Francis, the most popular figure on the world stage, support from women would be stratospheric and many men would join them.

Republicans and Their Myths -- If Republicans Say It, the Opposite Must Be True

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

Republicans, the gig is up. We are on to you. The truth: if Republicans say it, then the opposite is true. So stop repeating the lies, or just stop talking. Let us examine some well-known sound-bites that those on the right love to spout and repeat.

Household Debt Hits New Low

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.15.2012 | Money

American households have gotten their financial footing back when it comes to debt and that could help the economy recover faster, economists say. ...

Catherine New

Dollar-Stretching Gets New Workout As Fiscal Cliff Approaches

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 10.11.2012 | Money

Kids don't understand adult phrases like "fiscal cliff." What they understand is that mom says no extra milk on the cereal or no second helpings of me...

Why Are People Shocked?

Andrew Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Rubin

The healthcare system and the choices we have to make are rarely discussed in our classrooms and religious institutions. We are hiding behind the truth because the truth is scary.

Is Health Care Inflation Inevitable? What Are the Consequences?

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Cable news commentators regularly announce that the United States has, "by far," the best health care system in the world, while Republicans work to halt any modifications by Obama. Bon santé!

The Tuition Is Too Damn High

xxxDan Treadwayxxx | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
xxxDan Treadwayxxx

We're a generation willing to mobilize for satire with a purpose. And now that the second season of Jersey Shore has ended, there are hardly any excuses left for students not to complain that the tuition is too damn high!

What Do Women Want?

Marcia Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell

Women are far more pessimistic than men in their attitudes about the status quo. Whether it is the price of food and fuel or disparities in the workplace, they feel the impact more than their male counterparts.