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The Wealth Monopoly Nov. 13, 2019

Jim Hightower

I should start this homily on inequality by distinguishing income from wealth. Income is your annual... Read More

Democrats Preside Over Stronger Economies Nov. 05, 2019

Froma Harrop

Are you worried that the economy grew by only 1.9% in the recent quarter? That's a pretty weak perfo... Read More

The Gloppy Mess of Merger Mania Oct. 09, 2019

Jim Hightower

Here's a recipe for you: Chop up 6 Oscar Meyer wieners, stir in 1 cup of Heinz ketchup, blend with 1... Read More

'Hustlers': Jennifer Lopez Crushes It in a Strip-Club Caper Flick Sep. 13, 2019

Screener

"Hustlers" is about empowerment, sorta. A group of New York strippers decide to turn the tables on t... Read More

Privatizing Social Security Jul. 31, 2019

Social Security and You

Q: I am doing a school report on plans to privatize Social Security. What can you tell me about this... Read More

Solving Student Loan Crisis Jul. 02, 2019

Daily Editorials

The amount Americans owe on student loans recently surpassed total credit card debt and car loan deb... Read More

Let's Re-fund America May. 08, 2019

Jim Hightower

The powerhouses of Wall Street have tunneled directly into the cloistered backrooms of Washington de... Read More

Whether by Money or Merit, We Will Not Be 'Ruled' Mar. 21, 2019

Laura Hollis

Noah Millman wrote a marvelously honest piece for "The Week" last week about the pay-to-play college... Read More

Trump's Base Returns in the Nick of Time Oct. 22, 2018

Dick Morris

The voters who elected Donald Trump in 2016 are returning to him just as the midterms approach. With... Read More

Blue-State Republicans Turn to Democrats Oct. 18, 2018

Froma Harrop

You'd think that with stocks still up for the year and the new tax law smiling on big earners, the f... Read More

On Wall Street, Us R Toys Oct. 16, 2018

Froma Harrop

As America emerged from World War II, the public generally agreed that the ordinary people who had e... Read More

Trump's Targets: The View From Fifth Avenue Jul. 24, 2018

Froma Harrop

Donald Trump once famously said that he could "stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebod... Read More

Freeing Predators to Bilk Little People Hurts Everyone May. 10, 2018

Froma Harrop

The most vivid takeaway from the financial meltdown of 10 years ago was that nearly everyone got hur... Read More

Patience and Secrecy in the Kochs' Complex Conspiracy May. 02, 2018

Jim Hightower

In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin D... Read More

A Plutocratic Coup Apr. 25, 2018

Jim Hightower

Many Americans are reluctant to accept that coup conspiracies are part of country's history. We tend... Read More

Trump Tax Cut Is Already Working Jan. 16, 2018

Stephen Moore

With the recent announcement of Walmart's increasing starting wages and Fiat Chrysler's opening a ne... Read More

4 Ways to Improve the Tax Bill Dec. 12, 2017

Stephen Moore

The Senate-passed tax bill is a policy triumph that will provide a shot of performance-enhancing dru... Read More

Little Shelter in the Land of the Scam, Home of the Fleeced Nov. 28, 2017

Froma Harrop

A circle in hell has been set aside for financiers who fleece ordinary folks. This hot place has lon... Read More

The Wonderful World of Wall Street May. 26, 2017

Susan Estrich

Ever since I got sideswiped and have been driving a rental car, I've been without my Pandora station... Read More

The Santa Claus Effect May. 03, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a happily defrocked priest, married with children, who has been reading your col... Read More