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Bill Maher

The Firing Squad

Not to fall prey to bitter emotion is easier said than avoided. And, far more often than I...

Joe Bob's America

Fremont Street, Las Vegas

Vegas Knows What to Do With a High Roller

PALM BEACH, Fla."€”Hunter S. Thompson used to mail me giant photos of objects being blow...

The Take

The Wealth Gap

The claim by Oxfam, the charity that so loves the poor that it is safe to predict that it ...


Boeing 737

Trump Right on Trade Predators

Is America still a serious nation? Consider. While U.S. elites were denouncing Donald Tru...


Joseph Stiglitz

When Mediocrity Strikes

I think I too could be a Nobel Prize winner in economics"€”at least if an interview with...

Joe Bob's America

How CVS Invaded My Brain

NEW YORK"€”There's some guy at the world headquarters of CVS drugstores screwing with me...


Globalization Is a Monster

Most of us can agree that Karl Marx got it wrong. It wasn"€™t only that the Revolution d...


The Debt Offensive

God help Donald Trump's critics. The paroxysms they have after the mogul"€“turned"€“GO...

High Life

Follow the Money

My, my, the rich are under attack everywhere, and I thank God the Panama Papers didn’t i...

Injured Parties

Andrew Jackson

Chopping Down Old Hickory

Instead of wishing he"€™d shot Henry Clay, I bet Andrew Jackson is now wishing he could ...


The Panama Cabal

When the news broke that more than 11 million documents had, in effect, been stolen from t...

Injured Parties

Feminism Is Ruining Women’s Soccer

"€œEqual pay for equal work should be a fundamental principle of our economy,"€ bello...

Sex & Money

Turning Tricks Into Sympathy

Thirty years ago, a taxi driver in Mexico City taught me, though I cannot remember the exa...


Ketamine & Well-Being

"€œIt blew the doors off what we thought we knew about depression treatment."€ So s...