Cholera in Haiti: The Cost of Foreign Intervention
By Manuel Barcia
Why has the United Nations had more than 8,000 men in Haiti since 2004? The answer has nothing to do with hurricanes or earthquakes.
Entitlement 'Reformers' Admit Taxing the Rich Would Help, a Lot
By Aaron Bornstein
The tax that funds Social Security stops at $113,700 of annual income. Fix the Debt, the leading advocate for Social Security cuts, now says lifting the cap would cover 70 percent of shortfalls. It's more like 95 percent.
Money Is Property, Not Free Speech
By Peter Lindstrom
Real change will only come when we accept former Justice John Paul Stevens’ premise that the whole notion of "money equals speech" is idiocy.
The Democrat's Conspicuous Silence on Iran
By M.J. Rosenberg
Pretty much all Congressional Democrats are running scared of a Democratic president’s historic success.
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How to Get Republicans to Support the Affordable Care Act
By David Akadjian
Every time Republicans yell "Repeal and Replace," Democrats should shout: "We're with you! Let's expand Medicare for everyone!"
The Pope's Five Economic Insights
By Sam Pizzigati
In plain yet powerful language, Pope Francis is challenging the givens of our deeply unequal world—and helping inspire resistance to it.
Wall Street's Rental Empire
By Laura Gottesdiener
Home prices are rising! New construction has started! The crisis is over! Yet beneath the fanfare, a whole new get-rich-quick scheme is brewing.
How to Fix Social Security Without Cutting a Penny
By Sam Pizzigati
Millionaires are trying to convince us that we need shared sacrifice to save Social Security. What they aren't saying is that lifting the cap on payroll taxes, and taxing those millionaires, would fund social insurance for the next 75 years.
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