Deal leaves charities', NGOs' fears unresolved

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Denver Post) The fiscal cliff agreement passed late last night extends some much-needed benefits and tax breaks, but looming spending cuts leave minority and poverty-stricken communities in limbo. more…

Roubini: America still doesn't get it

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) Last night the House of Representatives voted 257-167 to pass the fiscal cliff bill. Many have pointed out that president Obama has come out the winner, more…

Al Jazeera buys Al Gore's Current TV

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Al Jazeera on Wednesday completed a deal to take over Current TV, the low-rated cable channel that was founded by Al Gore and his business more…

Tax breaks for rum, algae, Hollywood

by Taylor Rose -- WASHINGTON – Hundreds of millions of dollars in "tax credits" were loaded into the Democrats' final "fiscal cliff" bill, which passed the House yesterday. "The deal as it more…

National debt doubles under Bernanke

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke is known among some economists as “Helicopter Ben,” for his tendency to hover over developing financial crises only long enough more…

All working Americans to see tax hike

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="41NWIxODom0C_NCk_SLzJPskzFzX-eOC"] Congress passed legislation to avert the "fiscal cliff" just hours into the New Year, but whether the bill is better than no bill at all is more…

Christie unloads on 'toxic' House GOP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) condemned House Republicans Wednesday afternoon for failing to pass a $60 billion package of funding for Hurricane Sandy relief. In more…