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Palm Springs: FREE Screening of “The Economics of Happiness”

Palm Springs: FREE Screening of “The Economics of Happiness”

Screening to be followed by a Conscious World Summit Meetup with Peter McGugan. On Saturday, February 4th at 9:30am, the Palm Springs Cultural Center will present a special FREE screening of the award-winning documentary, The Economics of Happiness, at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. For the majority of people on the planet, life is becoming […]

Old Globe Theatre Mounts Horton Foote Comedy About Avarice

Old Globe Theatre Mounts Horton Foote Comedy About Avarice

There’s something about southern families and their last wills and testaments that just fascinate Americans. Not to go picking on our southern brethren, but southern playwrights themselves love to write plays about the “the family”, most of them rife with over-the-top characters and situations, and the inevitable “reading of the will”, and lets not forget […]

Bad Bankers, Bad Fraud Deals, And The President’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Problem

Bad Bankers, Bad Fraud Deals, And The President’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Problem

Richard (RJ) Eskow, Op-Ed:  “Investigate the Banks!” Today a coalition of progressive groups handed in a petition with more than 360,000 signatures that demanded exactly that. It calls on the Obama administration to stop pushing a cushy fraud settlement for bankers, to pursue a fair deal for shafted homeowners, and to let criminal investigations against […]

“Bain Capitalism”: Mitt’s Frankenstein Is a Politically-Created Monster

“Bain Capitalism”: Mitt’s Frankenstein Is a Politically-Created Monster

Richard (RJ) Eskow~ Bain Capital must seem like a Frankenstein’s monster to Mitt Romney’s campaign Like Mary Shelley’s creature, it’s stalking its creator just as he’s about to claim the thing he loves most. But Bain Capital — and Bain Capitalism — isn’t Mitt’s creation. It was sewed together from the corpses of dead ideals […]