Dozens of elite families have been caught paying college coaches and administrators to help their kids get admitted to top schools. Is this the tip of the corruption iceberg?

Chicago police say actor Jussie Smollett was looking for a raise when he claimed he had been the victim of a homophobic and racist attack by two men who shouted “This is MAGA country.”

The obscene amount of money American billionaires spend to influence US elections dwarfs the pennies spent by Russians in social media.

The stock market has crashed before, but this time it's not housing that's crashing thre markets; it's govenment debt. That's kind of a big deal.

No, billionaires don't run every single thing. But they do run the media that shapes everything we see, hear and think.

The average middle class family can stay afloat without income...for just six days.

HALF of all money contributed during the first phase of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign came from 158 elite families. Why are we obsessed with Russians when U.S. oligarchs pose a MUCH greater threat to our democracy?

Air marshals are tracking whether travelers are “abnormally aware” of their surroundings, display “excessive fidgeting,” or sleep during flights. Freedom never felt so good.

Soaring housing prices are forcing more middle class Americans to resort to "mobile" living.

It turns out those body and baggage scanning machines, intimate pat-downs, and hours wasted in line have been mostly for show. Contain your shock.

Researchers find the U.S. government doesn't represent the interests of the majority, but is actually ruled by the rich and powerful. And you thought it was your imagination.

When the woman teaching your kids has a master’s degree, but has to donate plasma twice a week just to make ends meet, you know things are FUBAR.

More than half a million Americans are homeless right now -- and one in four has a job. Meet the new face of homelessness in America.

One in 4 millennials is living with mom and dad. That means a growing number of people in the next generation can't even support themselves.

As U.S. household debt rises and wages fall, millions of Americans are tapping into home equity to keep up with day-to-day expenses.

We Can't Fix Our Biggest Problems Until We Understand Our MONEY. Where It Really Comes From Will Shock You.

More Americans are turning to Uber, Lyft and other "gig" income to make ends meet -- occupations that have no labor laws, no minimum wage, no benefits, no job security, and no regulations.

They're not super-rich, but they're doing a lot better than most of us. They've also mastered the old trick of consolidating wealth and passing privilege along at the expense of other people’s children.

15 years ago, people owned the books and magazines they were reading. But if you check out the fine print, you don't really own the books you bought on your Kindle; Amazon does.

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It’s good to remember that other human beings are like us. We are born the same way; we die the same way. While we’re alive it’s better to be able to trust each other as friends. We earn other people’s trust when we show a genuine concern for their well-being.

 Dalai Lama

It's All An Illusion

Once upon a time, I played the game.

 

I believed what I was told.

 

I trusted the people who made the rules.

I was plugged into the reality I was taught to believe and accept.

 

Until I realized it was an illusion.

 

Until I

Unplugged

It's not about being liberal or conservative.

     Black or white.

     Gay or straight.


It's about understan