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Most Americans Are Already Tired Of 2016 Election Coverage

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Klein | Posted 07.14.2016 | Media

As cable news outlets prepare for round-the-clock coverage of the Republican and Democratic conventions over the next couple of weeks, many viewers co...

Majority Of Hispanic Millennials Say They’ve Experienced Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 07.06.2016 | Latino Voices

A majority of young Hispanics in the U.S. have experienced discrimination, according to a Pew Research Center survey. The survey, published June 29, f...

Trump's Problem Isn't the Press, It's the Truth

Mark Silva | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Mark Silva

This is a candidate for the nation's highest office who plays fast and loose with historical facts -- telling of the "thousands'' of terrorist sympathizers in Jersey City on Sept. 11, 2001, seen "cheering as that building was coming down.''

An Alarming Number Of People Rely On Social Media For News

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology

You shouldn't get all of your news from Facebook. This has never been more apparent than in recent weeks, when the social network's been slammed for a...

The Church of Running

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 05.19.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Last weekend, I participated in a Ragnar Trail Event in Zion, Utah. It was a beautiful spiritual experience, though you might not think about running or racing as "spiritual."

Middle Class Finally Gets a Raise

Harlan Green | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

A new rule just announced by the Obama administration will, effective December 1, double the overtime-pay salary threshold and set it to automatically increase every three years. It's about time.

Are We Talking Less About Religion, or Are Researchers Just Tone Deaf?

Elizabeth Drescher | Posted 05.12.2016 | Religion
Elizabeth Drescher

If you didn't catch a report from the Pew Research Center last month on what seems to be an important new trend in American religion, feel free to forgive yourself. We're not talking about it. We're not even arguing about it anymore.

Here’s What Being Good Without God Actually Means

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.20.2016 | Religion

In recent years, researchers have begun to study the moral practices of a relatively new and growing group within America's religious landscape -- the...

These Charts Show Just How Much Puerto Rico Is Shrinking

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.26.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration has made the mass departure of people from Puerto Rico a central part of its pleas for congressional action to help the commo...

New York Times' Attempted Whitewash of Israel Poll

James Zogby | Posted 03.12.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

The Times has done Israelis, Palestinians, and its readers a disservice.

Grumpy Old Men: Why Trump and Sanders Resonate with Voters

Matthew Ogbeifun | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Matthew Ogbeifun

It's not a stretch to say the landscape of American politics has changed, with a direct correlation to the current state of affairs in America. In a post-industrial capitalist society, Americans of all creed and color are experiencing an overall decline in quality of life.

You Say You Want an Aging Revolution?

Brent Green | Posted 03.02.2016 | Fifty
Brent Green

A Relentless Sense of Generational Identification Inspires Boomers to Change Aging Back in June 2000, I grabbed the newest issue of TIME magazine fro...

Most Latinos Don’t Believe They Need To Be Able To Do This To Be Latino

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 02.24.2016 | Latino Voices

Is it necessary to speak Spanish in order to be considered Latino? Well, that depends on who you ask. A recent Pew Research survey, released Friday, ...

Survey: Online Dating Has Tripled for Young Adults in Two Years

Julie Spira | Posted 02.11.2016 | Style
Julie Spira

Are you using your mobile phone for online dating? If so, we've got good news for singles looking for love online. Your chances of finding a date or a soul mate have increased dramatically just in the past two years.

This Valentine's Day, More Americans Are Searching For Love Online

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 02.11.2016 | Technology

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many you...

You Won't Believe America's Most Trusted Source For Election News

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology

Most Americans prefer cable news to social media and websites when learning about the election, a survey published Thursday indicates. Ninety-one per...

Americans May Be Getting Less Religious, But They're Feeling More Wonder

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.26.2016 | Religion

Awe is that feeling you get when you look up at the beauty of the night sky or look out over the incomprensible vastness of an ocean. It's something t...

Latino Millennials Have The Power, So Why Don't They Use It?

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.22.2016 | Latino Voices

Millennials make up a huge share of eligible Latino voters, much more than their peers do among their black and white counterparts, according to the P...

New Surveys on Privacy, Trust Portend Future Crisis

Harlan Loeb | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Harlan Loeb

Certainly, our form of government is supposed to ensure freedom against government and business abuses of privacy. Our personal data in the wrong hands can cause and does spark great harm. It damages that trust that is crucial in our relationships, both personal and professional.

A Partisan Culture, Not a Gun Culture

Margie Omero | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics
Margie Omero

Last week President Obama took modest, but politically courageous, executive actions on guns. Despite the well-established popularity of strengthening background checks, the move was panned by the Republican Speaker and most Republican Presidential candidates. But there is far more to the contentious debate on guns than simply a favor/oppose question on any one policy, and more than discussions of a "gun culture" that gun law advocates supposedly don't get.

Nearly Half Of Parents Say They Snoop Through Their Teen's Phone

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology

Untag that sweet bong-rip, Chad: American parents keep close tabs on their kids' digital lives, a new survey finds. Nearly half say they go through th...

How to Help Your Religion Win in 2016

John Barton | Posted 01.09.2016 | Religion
John Barton

Recently I read a blog post by a Christian pastor saying Christianity is the largest and fastest growing religion on earth. He credited evangelism as helping Christianity stay ahead of Islam, its closest "competitor."

Women Don't Want To Call Themselves 'Gamers' -- And It's No Wonder Why

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.15.2015 | Technology

A new survey finds that men and women play video games in roughly equal measure -- but men are much more likely to call themselves "gamers." The Pew ...

Donald Trump's Morally Bankrupt Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Isn't Even Rooted in Reality

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.10.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from the United States is so reprehensible that it's hard to know where to begin. So I'll begin with this: Aside from being morally bankrupt and likely to provoke anti-Muslim violence, Trump's rhetoric is based on a profound misreading of reality.

The Middle Class Is No Longer America's Economic Majority

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business

There are now more low-income and high-income Americans combined than there are people in the middle class, a study released Wednesday found. Accordi...