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A Step-by-Step Guide To Making $10 Million

And blowing it. Article by James Altucher.

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9/10/2014

6 Secrets to Doing Well


James Altucher has financial advice for young people in an inflationary age.

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9/8/2014

How To Persuade Anyone of Anything


In 10 seconds. Article by James Altucher.

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7/16/2014

How To Go Out on Top

Like Seinfeld. Article by James Altucher.

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7/9/2014

How To Become an Idea Machine

The ultimate guide, from James Altucher.

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5/16/2014

The Only 5 Things

I wish college had taught me. Article by James Altucher.

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5/6/2014

Are You in Pain All the Time?

I hope so, says James Altucher.

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3/28/2014

The Dog of Wall Street

James Altucher on the Wolf’s right-hand paw.

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3/12/2014

I Love Haters

James Altucher on 10 ways of dealing with them.

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2/25/2014

How To Get an MBA

From Eminem
 U. Article by James Altucher.

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1/22/2014

Want a Complete Education?

See the ultimate cheat sheet from James Altucher.

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1/18/2014

How To Write for a Living

James Altucher’s 11 rules.

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1/14/2014

6 Ways When Doing Nothing


Will make you more productive. Article by James Altucher.

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12/25/2013

11 or 12 Things I Learned About Life

While daytrading millions of dollars. Article by James Altucher.

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11/6/2013

Don’t Be a Slave

Control your own life, says James Altucher. Here’s how.

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10/29/2013

Follow Your Passion

James Altucher on how to find out what it is.

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10/25/2013

How To Cure Loneliness


James Altucher on the one way.

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10/18/2013

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Reinvent Yourself


43 rules from James Altucher.

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10/16/2013

How To Break All the Rules


And get everything you want. Article by James Altucher.

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9/27/2013

Lies We Tell Ourselves

So others will like us. Article by James Altucher.

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9/24/2013

The Ultimate College Challenge

To fool my kids into not going to college. Article by James Altucher.

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9/20/2013

The Power of NO

It saved my life, says James Altucher.

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9/13/2013

How To Do What You Love


James Altucher learns from a monk.

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9/9/2013

How To Be a Slave

Useful advice for today’s Americans, from James Altucher.

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8/30/2013

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

For starting and running a business. Article by James Altucher.

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8/20/2013

Thinking of Doing Something Stupid, Like Buying a House?

At least use this checklist, says James Altucher.

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8/14/2013

Get People To Like You

James Altucher has two surefire ways.

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8/10/2013

How To Avoid Death

James Altucher on surrounding yourself with the right people.

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7/31/2013

How To Win at Monopoly

Every time. Article by James Altucher.

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7/13/2013

Your Doctor Is Going To Kill You

James Altucher has the antidote.

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7/9/2013

Sheik Crime

James Altucher on a $10 million close call.

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6/20/2013

Stay Out of Politics

James Altucher does the right thing.

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6/19/2013

Publish Your Own Book

Avoid the dying dino-firms, says James Altucher.

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5/17/2013

College Is a Scam

James Altucher schools a bunch of educators.

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4/19/2013

Is College a Scam?

James Altucher schools a bunch of educators.

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4/16/2013

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4/5/2013

Unschool Yourself!

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4/1/2013

Three Stories About Billionaires

James Altucher tells billionaire stories.

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2/18/2013

10 Reasons Why You Have To Quit Your Job This Year

James Altucher on the 10 reasons.

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1/8/2013

How Not To Pay for Your Student Loans

James Altucher is the Great Emancipator.

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11/15/2012

7 Things I Learned From Hurricane Sandy

And no, it didn't help the economy.

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11/2/2012

How To Break Free From Prison

Conquer these 13 things first.

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10/26/2012

Why I Won't Vote

It's a choice between 2 elaborate con games, says James Altucher. NB: some bad language.

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10/23/2012

How To Become an Idea Machine

James Altucher on the 10 steps.

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10/13/2012

How To Deal With Burnout, Get Rich Quick Schemes, Stage Fright, and Brain Explosion

Why I won't pay for them to go.

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10/10/2012

How To Diversify Your Life

HBO, too. So I did these 9 things, and won.

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10/8/2012

Advice for a 23-Year-Old

Don't be silly, says James Altucher.

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9/28/2012

Today You Started a Business

11 ways you have to work harder.

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9/26/2012

Competence and the Beatles Last Concert

And the Beatles last concert.

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9/21/2012

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Mediocre People

James Altucher on 6 ways to achieve it.

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8/27/2012

The Ten Ways I Lie

And how James Altucher slowed, if not stopped, the process.

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8/24/2012

The Trillion Dollar Lies

James Altucher on homeownership, college, war, and voting.

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8/6/2012

Public Schools Are Prisons

6 other reasons to unschool your kids.

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7/21/2012

My Wacky, Up and Down Life

And how I finally got it right – emotionally, spiritually, and financially.

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7/13/2012

10 Ways It Makes You More Money

James Altucher on honesty.

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7/9/2012

10 Reasons It’s OK To Fail

As successful people often do.

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7/5/2012

Multi-Tasking Will Kill You

It's also rude. James Altucher on 3 ways to prevent it.

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6/25/2012

There Are 27 Ways To Harm Someone

But don't do it. Choose pacifism instead, says James Altucher.

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6/12/2012

10 Life-Changing Decisions

That we make without even thinking about them.

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5/19/2012

Is Google Turning Us into Cyborgs?

James Altucher on not going to college and other searches.

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5/17/2012

10 Ways To Make People Like You More

No. 1, Die.

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5/8/2012

Tipping, College Loans, Jewish Vampires, and More

James Altucher answers questions.

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4/23/2012

10 Hot Brainstorms

There is just one rule, says James Altucher, for coming up with your own new and successful ideas.

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4/20/2012

40 Alternatives to College

James Altucher on not being brainwashed and put in massive debt.

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4/18/2012

Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane!…

James Altucher on 5 things he learned from Superman.

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4/14/2012

Should You Go to B-School, or Send Your Offspring?

What, are you crazy?

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4/9/2012

How To Be Less Stupid

Avoid these 9 things.

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4/7/2012

Wine Tastes Bad

The news is a joke, and so are vacations and the food pyramid. Admit it, says James Altucher.

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3/31/2012

How To Disappear Completely

And never be found. James Altucher considered it.

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3/29/2012

How To Quit Therapy

And why you must never start.

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3/26/2012

Who Makes Money on Wall Street?

5 types, and they don't include you, says James Altucher.

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3/21/2012

Georgetown’s $400,000 ‘Education’

And why the university attacked James Altucher.

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3/16/2012

About the Time I Went Deaf

And liked it.

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3/10/2012

How I Became Dear Abby

Only funnier and far more useful.

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3/8/2012

6 Reasons Not To Go to College

You become poorer and less educated.

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3/6/2012

10 Lessons For My Daughters

That we learned from a "Shark Tank" marathon.

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2/28/2012

How To Increase Your Productivity 500%

James Altucher on the 9 principles.

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2/23/2012

11 Things To Do When She Leaves You

And 1 thing to do if she doesn't.

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2/16/2012

10 Ways To Forgive

The person you want to kill.

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2/11/2012

Falling in Love for the 1st Time

And 5 ways to get something good out of bad things that happen to you.

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2/7/2012

I Haven’t Gotten a Cold in 3 Years

James Altucher on the 6 reasons.

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2/3/2012

Self-Publish Your Own Book

It's the new business card, says James Altucher.

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1/31/2012

The 10 Keys To Selling Anything

And, btw, negotiation is worthless, says James Altucher.

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1/28/2012

Yoga Has Shamed Me

James Altucher on India, exercise, and drugs.

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1/26/2012

How To Have the Force With You

James Altucher on the 7 rules.

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1/24/2012

I Hate Woody Allen

But I learned 9 important things from him for life and business, says James Altucher.

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1/19/2012

20 Ways To Restore Faith

When everything goes wrong.

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1/14/2012

My Last Death Threat?

James Altucher on what happens when you write about the economy.

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1/3/2012

When You’ve Been Knocked Down

9 unusual ways to get up off the floor, from James Altucher.

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12/30/2011

Mainstream Medicine Almost Killed My Wife

James Altucher on how alternative care saved her, and him, too.

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12/26/2011

My PhD in Poker

What James Altucher learned from 365 days of playing cards all night.

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12/17/2011

My Platform for Vice President

James Altucher has 6 reasons you should vote for him.

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12/12/2011

College Almost Wrecked Me

Here's 10 things I didn't learn, says James Altucher.

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12/1/2011

Pearl Harbor Caused the Financial Crisis

James Altucher on yet another crime that can be ascribed to FDR.

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11/28/2011

Yoda Saved me $20 Million

James Altucher on surrendering.

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11/26/2011

4 Rules To Make You Unpredictable

And therefore successful, says James Altucher.

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11/17/2011

8 Principles

James Altucer on creating your own luck. (NB: adult language.)

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11/12/2011

How To Have More Common Sense

James Altucher on 8 rules.

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11/10/2011

Are You a Dirty Entrepreneur?

Let's hope so, says James Altucher.

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11/8/2011

How To Change the World

That is, how to Occupy yourself.

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11/4/2011

The #1 Most Effective Habit for Success

Maybe the only one.

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11/3/2011

The 9 Most Important Networking Skills

James Altucher on how to become a super-connector.

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10/29/2011

7 Things I Learned

From my 8 greatest teachers.

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10/28/2011

The Top 10 Top 10 Lists

Of all time.

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10/26/2011

10 Unusual Ways To Get into the Top 1%

The top 1% of the happiest people on earth, that is. Article by James Altucher.

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10/22/2011

7 Things Happen to You

When you're completely honest, says James Altucher.

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10/20/2011

Ask Altucher

James answers 12 readers' questions on what is success, how to get rich, online dating, meditation, OWS, and more. NB: adult language.

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10/17/2011

Ask James Altucher

He answers readers' questions on the presidency, financial bubbles, love, dating, and more.

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10/11/2011

6 Things I Learned From a Bad Man

Who was an extraordinary writer.

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10/6/2011

How To Deal With a Bad Boss

9 rules from James Altucher.

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10/4/2011

Abolish the FDA, Health Insurance, and Medical Schools

Before they kill us all, says James Altucher.

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9/29/2011

Dear James:

Altucher answers reader questions on love, business, dating, and greed. NB: strong language.

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9/26/2011

100 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur

And running a business.

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9/23/2011

9 Ways To Break All the Rules

And be honest like Ron Paul.

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9/21/2011

10 Scams We Encounter Every Day

James Altucher on seeing through them. NB: Strong language.

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9/19/2011

I Woke Up Scared and Angry Today

James Altucher on how he handled it.

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9/17/2011

6 Unusual Things I Learned About Life

From hula hooping.

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9/15/2011

20 Ways

To deal with regrets.

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9/14/2011

10 Things I Don’t Want To Talk About

And why.

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9/12/2011

Assume You’re the Dumbest Person in the Room

James Altucher on how to be the smartest person on the planet.

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9/9/2011

Forget the Elections

Abolish the presidency, says James Altucher.

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9/1/2011

‘I Want To Die’

Actually not, says James Altucher.

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8/30/2011

7 Things About Success

James Altucher on what he learned from Charlie Brown cartoonist Charles Schultz.

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8/26/2011

Lifting the Federal Curse

And other ways to be human. Article by James Altucher. NB: some strong language.

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8/24/2011

9 Ways To Light Your Creativity

On FIRE.

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8/17/2011

Give and You Will Receive

James Altucher on 13 personal ways not involving official charities.

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8/8/2011

The 10 Commandments of the American Religion

The hypnotized masses walk blindly towards their destruction, says James Altucher.

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8/3/2011

#3, Slur Your Words

James Altucher on 11 unusual methods of being a great public speaker.

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8/2/2011

You Need To Quit Your Job RIGHT NOW

James Altucher has 10 reasons.

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7/26/2011

I Hate Publishing Companies

So I self-published my book. Here's a step-by-step guide for you to do it, too, says James Altucher.

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7/23/2011

Why I Would Rather Shoot Myself in the Head

Than own a home.

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7/21/2011

‘I Decided To Stop Lying’

James Altucher on why honesty is not only morally right, but healthy. NB: adult language.

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7/7/2011

Abolish Congress

And replace it with mass internet voting, says James Altucher.

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7/5/2011

Politics Is a Scam

I will never vote again, says James Altucher.

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6/28/2011

Steve Jobs Is Half Arab

And other fascinating things you didn't know about him.

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2/25/2011

Forget College

Get a life instead, says James Altucher.

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2/11/2011
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