The Washington rumor mill is abuzz with talk that Larry Summers might be on his way out of the White House. Here's why the buzz may be right
RNC chairman Michael Steele claims he's the victim of racism. Nonsense. Far from being a problem, race is all that's standing between Steele and a pink slip.
The Fed is ends an important program today that has held down mortgage rates. If they jump, the economy could find itself in trouble.
Journalism's code holds that if you're going to re-report someone else's story, you're supposed to mention the source
The Atlantic's Joshua Green explains his Media Diet
An interview with Clinton strategist Chris Lehane about what Tiger needs to do
Former shipmates say their lieutenant commander groped subordinates
Documents relating to Sanford Dickert's lawsuit of Eric Massa
Congress members accuse Timothy Geithner of coddling Wall Street. Wall Street accuses him of abetting socialism. Yet when the history books are written, Geithner will be recognized as Barack Obama’s key lieutenant in the struggle to right the economy and fix the finance system. Economically, Geithner’s plan has worked better and more cheaply than anyone could have imagined a year ago. Politically, it threatens to undermine Obama’s presidency. Is Geithner a courageous public servant doing the right thing? Or have his years as a player in global finance made him loath to change an industry that needs fundamental reform?
The Grateful Dead Archive, scheduled to open soon at the University of California at Santa Cruz, will be a mecca for academics of all stripes: from ethnomusicologists to philosophers, sociologists to historians. But the biggest beneficiaries may prove to be business scholars and management theorists, who are discovering that the Dead were visionary geniuses in the way they created “customer value,” promoted social networking, and did strategic business planning.