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The People's Journalist, Bob Herbert, Steps Down at The New York Times

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.28.2011 | Media
Pearl Korn

No one will replace Bob Herbert at the Times, and that is our great loss, for his kind of journalism is a rarity. But, we will be watching and waiting to see what this journalists' journalist -- and our friend -- comes up with.

EU Bonds: Portugal Proving the Point & How You Can Profit

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Just what is at the root of the EU's troubles? And how do last week's events with Portugal exemplify the problem?

Should Government Be of the People, by the People and for the People?

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robbie Gennet

In President Abraham Lincoln's famous "Gettysburg Address" in November of 1863, he wound up his short speech by exclaiming that the living be dedicate...

The Rosetta Stone of the Right

Tom Shachtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Shachtman

Struggling to comprehend the right-wing assault on unions in Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio, the attempts to defund federal programs for the poor, the in...

Do CEO's Have Parents and if So, Where Are They?

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mitchell J. Rabin

As a society, we really need to see "what's what" get over the money addiction and seek to equalize the madness that is now passed off as "normal" and "business-as-usual."

Are Emerging Markets the Next "Bubble"? How to Overcome the Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

We're well aware of the case for investing in emerging markets. However, investor excitement is ignoring the fact that short-term cyclical factors can overshadow long-term structural trends

Peak Debt

Daniel M. Cofall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel M. Cofall

From our friends at the Wall Street Journal Sunday night, "In 2011, Social Security, Medicare and other entitlement programs will consume 60% of all f...

The Secret to Making Schools Great

Maureen Costello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Maureen Costello

And as we well know, arts programs like these are the first to go when the budget ax falls. But programs like these are the reason many students show up at school every day.

What We Can Learn From Central Banks About Managing Our Wealth

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

These trade wars are turning into foreign exchange market turbulence. So what are these so-called "currency wars"? And what can we learn from them?

It's a Really Bad Time to Be Middle Class in America

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Obama is being forced to rip open the social fabric of this country to reduce the Bush generated debts.

How To Raise Spoiled Brats

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

In my consulting practice, I work with many high-net-worth families and am constantly amazed at how nonchalant (or even downright neglectful) the parents are in their children's fiscal education.

Arianna Huffington: The Cookie Who Cares

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

A great number of people are flying their flags at half mast in the wake of the AOL-HuffPo merger/acquisition. Word is that the phenomenon that Arian...

Nine Pictures of the Extreme Income/Wealth Gap

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Many people don't understand our country's problem of concentration of income and wealth because they don't see it. People just don't understand how m...

Mourning the Silence of True Liberalism

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

Somewhere between the civil rights movement and the anti-Vietnam protest, liberalism lost its voice. And by tangible indicators it has yet to regain its voice -- at least not in any comprehensible way.

Why, Finances Aside, Our Children Will Be Better Off Than We Are

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Our children will be better off than we are, but not because they will make more money.

Weekly Audit: The Real Legacy of Reaganomics

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of B-movie actor-turned-conservative president, Ronal...

Reducing Expenses After Divorce

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

Reducing expenses after divorce is a must for most parents...

Note to the Rich: Very Large Taxes = Very Large Benefits

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

There is no question that rising inequality stems from macro-level changes in our global economy. Yet, there is also a growing consensus that government decisions play a key role too.

Chefs' Chinese New Year Restaurant Tips

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

The Chinese New Year begins this week on February 3rd. Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with food that will bring you luck in restaurants that chef...

GOP Austerity Plan Is an Assault on Blacks and Latinos

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

It is a tale of two cities in early twenty-first century America. This new wave of austerity is a con game, and it's racist too.

Our Demand: Increase Social Security Benefits

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

You must not believe that we are in a financial debt or deficit "crisis." It is a complete sham. The problem is that our leaders do not have the spine to go after the rich and the powerful.

Can Beliefs Keep You From Financial Success?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Eliminating the relevant beliefs definitely will change your behavior and feelings. But having wealth involves much more than beliefs, although getting rid of crippling money beliefs is certainly a precondition.

Conservative Explains How To "Fix" Arizona and America (VIDEO)

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

When the economy is strong, conservatives want to cut taxes for the rich. When the economy is weak, conservatives want to cut taxes for the rich. Wh...

'The Rise Of The New Global Elite'

The Atlantic | Chrystia Freeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Before the recession, it was relatively easy to ignore this concentration of wealth among an elite few. The wondrous inventions of the modern economy-...

What Really Killed Pakistan's Taseer

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Salman Taseer was a stranger in Pakistan. His millions of dollars, British mother, private relationships, and extravagant Western lifestyle could not possibly have been more in contrast with the population of Pakistan.