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Post Election, I'm Choosing To Move Forward With Relentless Hope

Sanyin Siang | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Sanyin Siang

As different as I was, there were so many who embraced, encouraged, and cherished that difference. They did so, because they knew how deeply similar and we are by the bonds of our humanity. And that lovely dynamic is the bedrock of our democracy.

How Do I Explain This To My Children?

Shinjini Das | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Shinjini Das

Explain to your children that you should seek to win on a high ground, not low ground, that it is more important to win with class than to win without any trace of class.

Ladies, It Begins Today

Erin Block | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Erin Block

Trump as president does not mean the end of a battle. It's the beginning of a war.

Election Day Hangover: What Do We Tell the Children?

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Galina Nemirovsky

This morning's Election Day Hangover rhetoric included the omnipresent, "What do we tell the children?" My daughter woke up 6 AM, walked into my room...

I Don't Want This To Be My Country, But It Is.

Christina Laughlin | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics
Christina Laughlin

I wanted to believe that we were better. That our country was better. I wanted to believe that the factions of this country steeped in hate and fear and xenophobic beliefs, were small, and fringe, and isolated.

Protests In The Wake of Trump Win

LJ Quirk | Posted 11.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
LJ Quirk

The election of Donald Trump to the highest office in the United States hit a lot of voters hard.

Despair And Exaltation: Our Country Divided

Paul Ekman | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics
Paul Ekman

We all know the election was very close. Hillary Clinton had slightly more of the popular vote, but Donald Trump had the edge in the electoral vote, t...

In Trump's America, We Must Be Strong Together

M. Akram Shibly | Posted 11.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
M. Akram Shibly

Welcome to Trump's America. His victory comes as a shock to many - those wishful thinkers that believed there was no way for someone with a mouth like his to become the voice of our nation.

The Unthinkable Has Happened. Here's How We Move Forward.

K.C. Wilder | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics
K.C. Wilder

This nation is far more divided than many of us realized. A terrifying number of people turned out to cast votes for the most unstable, bigoted candidate this country has ever seen.

What Are the Major Causes of Islamophobia in the West?

Quora | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics
Quora

What are the major causes of Islamophobia in the West? What can be done about this? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where...

Whither America?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

For decades our country has struggled to turn the promise of our constitution and often lofty rhetoric about freedom and equality a reality.

Election Eve Resolution

Dr. Carlos Campo | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Dr. Carlos Campo

On Election Eve 2016, I join many Americans who share not hopeful anticipation of our new leader, but a leaden dread of who's next to prop their feet ...

Looking For America

Jon Foreman | Posted 11.08.2016 | Black Voices
Jon Foreman

We're on a tour called "Looking For America," playing shows in 50 cities across this fine nation. Today, before sound check I went for a run through a...

Immigrant Grandmother Votes For First Time In 43 Years

Anasie Tayyen | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Anasie Tayyen

Mariam has lived in America for 43 years, and yesterday, was the first time she ever cast a ballot. A better life, a good education, and the American...

Why I Cried When I Voted Today

Maimah Karmo | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Maimah Karmo

I am not voting for a perfect candidate; I am voting for every woman who was ever humiliated, every girl who was ever knocked down, emotionally or physically abused. I'm voting for human beings who, despite trying to do their best, are flawed. I'm voting for democracy. I am voting for America.

Respect. Honor. Goodwill: An Election Day Thought.

Tom Morris | Posted 11.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

Respect, honor, and goodwill. Friends! Remember in all your interactions with others today, the qualities of respect, honor, and goodwill. If the oth...

This Is A Call To Arms (Bring A Pen)

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

This is a call to arms -- and the ordnance is a pen. We need your vote. Truly - your vote is critical. It's much more essential than most of us could ever have imagined. In fact, your vote in this election could potentially be one of the most meaningful signatures you'll ever put to paper.

A New Vision For America

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

America's position in worldwide affairs is not what it used to be. China is rising while America is showing signs of aging behaviorally.

8 Ways To Reduce Election Day Stress

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

Election day is finally here. Without a doubt, this has been one of the wildest election periods in the history of our country. It's been full of sc...

How Would Jesus Vote In The 2016 Election? #BeGodsAgent

Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner | Posted 11.07.2016 | Religion
Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner

We are just days before one of the most important and divisive presidential elections of our time. Followers of Jesus are totally confounded about ho...

A Spiritual Meditation on Political Insanity

Philip Gulley | Posted 11.06.2016 | Religion
Philip Gulley

There's a couple I know who celebrated their wedding anniversary last month and she posted on Facebook about their crazy life together. That was a cu...

The City upon the Hill in an Age of Donald Trump

Ulrich Rosenhagen | Posted 11.02.2016 | Religion
Ulrich Rosenhagen

Colonial New England has given America the tradition of election sermons. On the day of the annual elections for office, the representatives gathered ...

"Make America Great Again"

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

There are going to be millions of Americans who are going to vote for Trump come November 8. They want change. Ok. Good. But change to what?

Painting Through Tudor England: A Unique Way to View History

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.01.2016 | Travel
Barbara Ernst Prey

Barbara Ernst Prey painting at Thornbury Castle, England I have books filled with my European and Asian travel drawings and watercolors. Some of them...

He Male vs. She Mail

David S. Simon | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
David S. Simon

Man, I thought I was all done writing for the day and then the news about the reopening of the investigation into Hillary's emails hit and here I am r...