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By: Ali Velshi

It’s #Winning To Be Poor. Just Ask A Really Rich Guy

Tom Perkins needs to find a hobby. It seems the billionaire Silicon Valley venture capitalist hadn’t gotten it out of his system after calling attention, in what turned out to be the most-read letter-to-the-editor in Wall Street Journal history... Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

The solution to what’s wrong with American cable news

The latest audience survey, conducted in February among 4,000 Americans aged 18-64, underscored cable TV segmentation trends unfolding for years. The national survey of news consumption habits (paid for by networks and channels, generally for use in ad sales) confirmed facts that many outside the television news industry might find surprising. For example, the average [...] Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

Ex-CNN anchor: Twitter is merciless when media lag, ruthless when they’re wrong

I’ve spent almost 20 years as a reporter and anchor and have covered more live, fast-breaking stories than I remember. Mistakes happen regularly on cable news because of the inexact and unreliable nature of rolling coverage. But most of the mistakes don’t matter: the exact color of the car, the exact price of the stock, the exact quote from the courtroom. Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi joins Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America, the new US-based news channel set to launch later this year, today announced that Ali Velshi has joined Al Jazeera America to develop and host a daily primetime business program. Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

“Fiscal cliff” in sight”

Ali Velshi talks with Stephen Moore and Mohamed El-Erian about how Congress can come together to avoid looming spending cuts and tax hikes. Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

Pledging no new taxes

Ali Velshi talks with Grover Norquist about who has signed his Taxpayer Protection Pledge, and what that means for Congressional compromise. Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos

CNN’s Chief Business Correspondent – or, as Jon Stewart calls him, H-Pod, the Hairless Prophet of Doom – sits down with George to talk about money, his new book, and his Canadian roots. Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

Get religion out of voting booths

CNN’s Ali Velshi, on his XYZ, says religious issues distract from the United States’ #1 problem: the economy. Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

U.S. economy to fix inequality?

Ali Velshi asks Will Cain and Harold Meyerson whether the U.S. economy should be structured to ensure economic equality. Read More

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By: Ali Velshi

Keystone XL: Political decision?

CNN Ali Velshi XYZ: Why Obama shouldn’t have rejected the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada’s Oil Sands to the U.S Read More