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Condi Rice Says She's Done With Politics

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she's likely done with her political career. Speaking in Hong Kong Thursday, Rice said she's happy wo...

Iran and the Sunni Dictators Are the Best Recruiters for IS

David Hearst | Posted 08.02.2015 | World
David Hearst

Finding the right path in Syria and Iraq is proving elusive, particularly for a U.S. president who is joined at the hip to the notion that he has pulled out of Bush's "dumb" war. The U.S. may have left Iraq, but Iraq has yet to leave the U.S.

Risk/Reward: Investing in Women Pays Dividends

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Elisa Gaudet

We often hear "You have to be willing to take risks" in business, sports and life. Risk / Reward is the ratio used by many investors to compare the ex...

Ready for Condi (as VP)

John Mirisch | Posted 05.05.2015 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Obviously the top name on the ballot is extremely important; but on, say, a Walker-Rice or Kasich-Rice ticket, Condi could not only make the difference in the 2016 election, she could also play a major role in the succeeding Republican administration.

For Women, a Less Tragic Path to Power

Daniel Zingale | Posted 06.27.2015 | Women
Daniel Zingale

I hope America too has matured to the point where women can ascend to our highest office on their own merits, and certainly without having to do so in the wake of tragic loss. The names Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Elizabeth Warren and Carly Fiorina are names that we hear over and over.

Women in Business: Tessie Topol, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Time Warner Cable

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.09.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tessie Topol is Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Time Warner Cable. In this role, she is responsible for developing and implementing the company's corporate philanthropy and overall CSR strategy and programs.

With Ashley Swearengin Out, Kamala Harris Still Only Major Candidate In Senate Race

AP | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Republican mayor of the California city of Fresno has decided not to run for the United States Senate, an adviser said. ...

Condoleezza Rice Leads Potential 2016 U.S. Senate Hopefuls In California

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

Feb 18 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice polled at the head of a crowded pool of potential candidates to succeed long-time...

The Forgotten History Of Black Republicans

The Daily Beast | Leah Wright Rigeur | Posted 02.12.2015 | Black Voices

There is a fascinating Saturday Night Live sketch from 1980, a piece almost entirely forgotten by most viewers of the NBC comedy show. The sketch surv...

The Invisible Man: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistleblower

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling -- after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower. At age 47, he is facing a very long prison sentence. As a whistleblower, he has done a lot for us.

The Powerful Message That Helped Condoleezza Rice Thrive Amid Racism In The '60s

OWN | Posted 01.27.2015 | OWN

Long before Condoleezza Rice served as America's first female National Security Advisor and the first African-American female Secretary of State, she ...

Why Republican Women Don't Want A Female President

John A. Tures | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

When asked whether the respondent hoped there would be a female president, only 16 percent of GOP men and 20 percent of Republican women said yes. Could it be because of Sarah Palin?

CIA Leak Trial: 'This Case Is Not About Politics' [sic]

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

A heavy shroud over this trial -- almost hidden by news media in plain sight -- has been context: the CIA's collusion with the Bush White House a dozen years ago, using WMD fear and fabrication to stampede the United States into making war on Iraq.

Why the CIA Is So Eager to Demolish Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

With the Sterling trial, the CIA is airing soiled threads of its dirty laundry as never before in open court. The agency seems virtually obsessed with trying to refute the negative portrayal of Operation Merlin in James Risen's 2006 book, State of War.

Race, Leaks and Prosecution at the CIA

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

Few pixels and little ink went to the witness just before Rice -- former CIA spokesman William Harlow -- whose testimony stumbled into indicating why he thought of Sterling early on in connection with the leak, which ultimately resulted in a ten-count indictment.

George W. Bush: Jeb Would Beat Hillary In 2016

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

George W. Bush says that he badly wants his brother Jeb to run for president -- and that if he were to face off against Hillary Clinton, he would "abs...

Literacy for All, Yes! The New Literacy

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 01.10.2015 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

The more we ask of children, the more they can do; the higher the standards we set for those who teach children, the farther they will reach.

Find Out How These 10 Women Run the World

Posted 06.05.2015 | Women

Unless you live under a rock and have never heard the answer to Beyonce’s infamous, “Who run the world?!” question, we’ll tip you off to a lit...

The Morality of the College Football Playoff -- Our Insatiable Need to Find Who's #1, But at What Cost?

Steve Matoren | Posted 12.28.2014 | Sports
Steve Matoren

What if the committee said to FSU... at least for this one week, "No you won't be our top team, or even our bottom team. We are going to leave you out of the rankings all together."

The Audacity of Political Women: Why Is Ambition a Bad Thing?

Barbara Lee | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Barbara Lee

What does it signal to society when a person as accomplished as a former secretary of state, U.S. senator, and first lady is described as having "extraordinary, irrational, overwhelming ambition"? What is the message to a young woman who gets stellar results but is labeled "too assertive" or "abrasive"? Nothing good.

The 'Good' Iraq War? 5 Things to Consider Before We March Into Another Mideast Quagmire

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Here are five things to consider as we discuss this latest insertion of US military personnel, money, and weaponry into, potentially, another Mideast quagmire -- this one being pitched as the "good" or "justified" Iraq War.

Kirsten Gillibrand: Condoleezza Rice Would Be An 'Extraordinary' NFL Commissioner

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Condoleezza Rice would be an "extraordinary choice" for NFL commissioner if the controversy surrounding Ray Rice proves t...

'The Golden Hour' - A Talk with Todd Moss

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Todd Moss was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under Condeleeza Rice. He oversaw diplomatic relations with 16 West African countries. After penning four non-fiction books, he has turned to fiction.

The Israel-Egypt-Saudi Arabia Axis: Come the Counter-Revolution

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 10.16.2014 | World
Leon T. Hadar

American vision of reforming and democratizing the Middle East lies in tatters. The ousting of Iraq's Saddam Hussein have unleashed a bloody sectarian and ethnic wars in Iraq and in neighboring Syria and Lebanon.

The Crisis With Russia and the Unspoken Link

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.10.2014 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

With a clearer perception of the rightful concerns as promulgated in both the American and Russian experience given their proper weight, a more rational and constructive dialogue could emerge.