George Orwell

Pop Quiz: Do You Know Your Utopias as Well as Glenn Beck?

Last month, Glenn Beck proposed the creation of "Independence USA," a libertarian community. And if his vision is unique, the quest for utopia isn't. Read on, and find out how well you know the dreamers and crackpots who have tried to create "perfect" societies.

The Fiscal Cliff: Who Has the Most to Lose If We Fall Off

Beyond the land of presidential debates, the political arena is getting hotter. The pending economic catastrophe that is the "fiscal cliff" is drawing closer. But the broad numbers the pundits are tossing around hide some interesting truths about who'll feel the most pain if we hurtle over it.