Opinion

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The dark side of academic moonlighting

Seventy-three percent of polled Americans believe corruption in government is widespread; but there is a more subtle form of corruption, even less transparent.

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Sorry, Wall Street is closed today!

Clad in shades of blue to illustrate the wave of action to come, the activists of Flood Wall Street gathered first at the tip of Manhattan in Battery Park for a rally, teach-in, and breakfast.

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What should Jamie Dimon do with his $8.5 million raise?

JPMorgan Chase has raised CEO Jamie Dimon's pay for 2013 by 74 percent, bringing it up to $20 million - we can all breathe a sigh of relief for Jamie.

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More than a few rotten apples on Wall Street

"The man of great wealth owes a particular obligation to the state," Teddy Roosevelt noted a century ago, "because he derives special advantages from the mere existence of government."

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Stop Wall Street speculation that drives up gas prices for families

Millions of American families are feeling the burden of ever increasing gas prices.

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Ballad for the Occupation: interview with Spencer Livingston

Spencer Livingston's "Occupy Wall Street" is a mellow, melodic meditation on the feelings of economic injustice that sparked the movement.

Oakland’s struggle to reclaim Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Oakland's National Day of Action, Nov. 2, 2011, is a day to be remembered for the lessons it offers us.

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A few thoughts on the Occupy movement

The Occupy movement has left a distinct mark on the political landscape, yet what direction it will choose to go in is still unclear.

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After one year of Walker, Wisconsin seems poised for change

Was it the Christmas spirit or the street heat that was getting to Walker? The governor will soon find out that 2012 is going to be a whole lot hotter.

The Kenyan roots of the Occupy movement

With the presidential election looming over 2012, we should take a cue from our Kenyan brothers and sisters. We need to take our analysis of the gross negligence of our financial institutions into the electoral arena.

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