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Excerpt: ‘Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right’

While it might be well-known that deep pockets finance the big names in politics, there is little known about the private world they inhabit and how their money is allocated.

February 7, 2016

CEOs Call For Wage Increases For Workers! What’s The Catch?

The same uber-rich bosses who have pushed relentlessly to disempower labor and to send jobs offshore now recognize that inequality is a problem — and guess what they want in exchange for solving it.

August 26, 2015
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (Michael Vadon via Flickr)

Christie Political Team Is Raising The Stakes

Meet some of the men who are going to pay to try to revive Chris Christie’s presidential hopes.

March 13, 2015
Chris Christie Bridgegate

Christie Hammers Home Message, Nails Down Support Of Home Depot Cofounder

Chris Christie’s favorite billionaire still has his back.

January 22, 2015

Billionaire Ken Langone Walks Back Nazi Comment

Billionaire political donor Ken Langone has acknowledged that his recent comments comparing Nazi Germany to the current populist fervor in the United States “may well have been [inappropriate].” On Tuesday morning, Politico published a report tracing populist sentiment in the United States and the subsequent response by wealthy donors, who fear the worst. How bad […]

March 19, 2014

America’s Would-Be Aristocrats Forget The Most Important Thing About Business

To paraphrase Tolstoy, every successful small business shares the same traits. And they all begin with high quality employees. I’m thinking of three local establishments where I’ve traded for years: an auto repair garage, a dentist’s office, and a one-size-fits-all country store where I buy cattle and horse feed. Along with just about everything else […]

January 8, 2014