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Alan Khazei

Does Your Neighborhood Suck?

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact
Marquis Cabrera

How are children supposed to "want it, work for it and fight for it" when they don't even know it exists?

WATCH: Alan Khazei On National Service As A Universal Rite Of Passage

Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact

The Huffington Post's Daniel Koh sat down with Franklin Project co-chair Alan Khazei at the 21st Century National Service Summit in Aspen yesterday to...

Sam Stein

Elizabeth Warren Clears The Field, As Last Major Primary Competitor Drops Bid | Sam Stein | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Flush with money, media attention and national support for her Senate primary bid in Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren had perhaps the big...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Gary Johnson Offers Contrasting Stance On Capital Punishment | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Recent events have provided ample catalyst for a lengthy discussion on the death penalty tonight. And if it comes up, Alex Pareene notes that former N...

The Best Jobs Idea I've Heard From a Candidate So Far

Conor White-Sullivan | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
Conor White-Sullivan

Alan Khazei's proposal on jobs is remarkable for its simplicity. We give out 99 weeks of unemployment insurance now. What if we turned that into a voucher that employers could redeem for 99 weeks of wages?

Sam Stein

Romney Aide's Twitter Account, Consulting Work Comes Under Scrutiny | Sam Stein | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- News that a top adviser to former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney had created a Twitter account designed to mock a Democratic Senate ...

Scott Brown Adviser Behind Fake Twitter Account Mocking Challenger

The Boston Globe | Glen Johnson | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

For nearly a month, Democratic Senate candidate Alan Khazei has been mocked by a "CrazyKhazei'' Twitter account that pretends to represent his voice a...

Alan Khazei: The Best Person to Defeat Scott Brown

Harris Wofford | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Harris Wofford

Whether the Washington insiders have noticed yet or not, I'm proud to report that Alan Khazei is in the same mold as John Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, and Paul Tsongas.

Who Needs Superman?

Morgan Pehme | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

Anyone who feels inconsolable about the future of America's public school system should visit the headquarters of City Year New York for a bit of cheering up.

How Haiti, Scott Brown and the Underwear Bomber Can Move Us to Action Rather Than Gloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Brown's victory is not the end of civilization as we know it but it should inspire all Americans to take a careful look at what they've done in rejecting Hope for No.

Senate Race in Massachusetts: Obama's Health Care Effort Looks a Lot Like Afghanistan Mess

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

The health care battle is beginning to look a lot like Afghanistan -- a pit into which America pours a never ending stream of rationalizations, compromises, resources and effort.

Khazei, Karzai and My Lost Leaves

Carly Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carly Simon

I was in the voting booth Tuesday night in Massachusetts. Usually I have managers and agents, but this day I wasn't prepared for no one telling me what to do.

Politicians and a Dark Horse

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

Politicians almost always dwell near the bottom of polls reflecting public respect. Yet, almost always, Americans who vote do so for one politician or another. That's because they are almost never given a choice.

True Angels in the City of Angels: The Top 5 Social Enterprises in LA

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Greenblatt

Despite the negative press, LA is a vibrant hub of ethnicities and ideas, a thriving metropolis that spurs continuous innovation for the common good.

Why I'm Backing Alan Khazei for the U.S. Senate

Vicki Strauss Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vicki Strauss Kennedy

Alan Khazei represents a rare opportunity to elect a bridge builder with a proven ability to work inside Washington, while also galvanizing outside pressure to effectively pass meaningful legislation.

I'm for Khazei

Maxwell Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maxwell Kennedy

I do not know whom Senator Kennedy would have liked to have his seat. But I know that no one will work harder to fight for the values that I grew up with than Alan Khazei.

A New Approach for Afghanistan

Alan Khazei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Khazei

We've lost our way in Aghanistan, strayed from our mission, and now we are asking our troops to build a nation in a place that is laden with corruption. This isn't in our interest as a nation.

Massachusetts Senate Primary: The Democratic, Republican Contenders To Replace Ted Kennedy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP/Huffington Post) -- Massachusetts voters on Tuesday began the process of selecting a replacement for the man who represented them in the U.S. Sena...

Alan Khazei: A Great American Original for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts

Harris Wofford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harris Wofford

Alan Khazei will be the kind of Senator the founders of this country imagined when they drafted the Constitution -- not a career politician but a public citizen who cares for the common good.