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Is the Rust Belt Is the New Secret Capital of American Cool?

David Landsel | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
David Landsel

Rich in culture and heritage and also home to large groups of people who could very probably drink you under the table, the Rust Belt and its cities have long provided some of the most unlikely fun you'll ever have traveling the 50 states.

Equality, Empowerment, Unity -- Bring Back the Draft

Jim Treacy | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Jim Treacy

Today, it seems to be all about self. What can my country do for me: A long list of "I want" -- presumed entitlements, as rights, by virtue of American birth. The "home of the free and land of the brave" lost to narcissistic death spiral.

Risk Agility and Decision Making in the 21st Century

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

As risks have evolved from being phenomenological occurrences in the natural world, the twenty-first century is in many ways the era of man-made risk and man-stoked fires.

Donald Trump Is Going to Win This Election Because Common Decency Is Dead

Jeremy Nix | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
Jeremy Nix

There is no sense of honor or patriotism in the way the majority of Americans vote. It's just a game to most. They like the way their favorite candidate looks, they recognize them from the Celebrity Apprentice or the WWF star they idolized as a child, and they vote for them because of they're familiarity.

America's Favorite Small Towns Are Downright Stunning

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Three important things draw Daniel Howard to Park City: History, wildlife, and rooftop bars. "I like the no-chain-store ambience along Main Street,...

The time 'the other Kennedy' visited apartheid South Africa

The Conversation Africa | Posted 05.23.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Kenneth Kaplan, University of the Witwatersrand "RFK in the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope" was recently screened at the University of the Witwa...

How California's Approach to Immigration Is Ahead of the Curve

Cathy Cha | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics
Cathy Cha

California's transformation shows that progress is possible even in states where anti-immigrant anger and discrimination are prevalent, such as modern day Arizona, Alabama or Georgia.

Roots Returns Us To The Seed

Sister Jenna | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Sister Jenna

A sweet, yet sometimes pungent aroma of change is wafting in the atmosphere right now that is affecting us as individuals, communities, and collective...

Poetry Wars With The Donald

Josh Lefkowitz | Posted 05.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Josh Lefkowitz

Fear-mongering and xenophobia are not really my areas of expertise, but I dip and dabble in poetry a bit, so here's a reply to his reading of Al Wilson's "The Snake":

Bottom of the Barrel: Budweiser Seeks to Rebrand as 'America'

Michael Lazar | Posted 05.12.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

If you like Budweiser, you should probably stop reading this article right now because I am sorry. I am not sorry that you like drinking this beer. Ra...

Budweiser's Just Gonna Call Itself 'America' For A While

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business

"America has no chill" is something you might feasibly say this summer, without a trace of irony, to indicate that your beer is warm. If that drives y...

Donald Trump Isn't the Reason America Is Falling Apart

Brian Stone | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Brian Stone

The truth is, Donald Trump isn't the one creating the lack of unity. We, as citizens, are not united. We, as citizens, are creating the soil ripe for growing far-right and far-left political movements.

Trump Or Clinton? Who We Should Vote For

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

A few days ago, the 2016 U.S. election picture became crystal clear. It is now evident that, in just a few months, Americans will elect either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. Who will it be?

Cultural Creatives Are Changing The World

Karin Volo | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Karin Volo

There is a shift happening in terms of understanding your market. Instead of focusing on demographics and traditional marketing means, an emerging tre...

How 'The Jungle Book' Shaped My Indian-American Life

Aditi Nerurkar, MD | Posted 05.06.2016 | Entertainment
Aditi Nerurkar, MD

It's a story close to my heart. And as a kid growing up in India, it's the story of my childhood. No, I wasn't a human cub raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. But I was raised in Mumbai by my grandparents.

Even After Death, People Fear Muslims

Craig Considine | Posted 05.03.2016 | Religion
Craig Considine

Anti-Muslim sentiment is so rife that non-Muslims do not even want Muslims to bury their dead family members near them.

Ways the Color Green Helps

Linda Lauren | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

I make much of my living helping people to understand and work with color to embrace a more positive lifestyle. In my experience, color factors in wit...

Dear Americans: Please Vote To Save My Generation's Future

Jonah Bryson | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Jonah Bryson

My name is Jonah Bryson, and like many others, I am a concerned American citizen. As a 16-year-old, I am deeply frightened about the way we treat this beautiful Earth we live on. The place that feeds us. The place that shelters us.

Part III, Questions Unanswered

Justin Curmi | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Justin Curmi

The last paper I have written, Revision of the Bill of Rights, part III, has garner interesting opinions and perspectives on the matter. Yet, I think ...

Generations of Refugees Discuss Childhood, Dating, and the Future.

Aliya Naumoff | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Aliya Naumoff

In the spring of 2015, I traveled to the Turkish border of Syria with a small camera crew to make a documentary about the women in the Syrian refugee camps. I met Rahaf in the art room of the refugee camp in southern Turkey.

Keep Calm and Meditate The Vote

Sister Jenna | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Sister Jenna

The first public Meditate The Vote event gathered individuals from the arenas of education, media, government, and religion. It catered to folks born in America and others who chose this as their country.

A President Clinton or Trump Would Be More Alike Than Different on Foreign Policy

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

The American public has had enough of wars, doesn't know what to believe when politicians speak, and is more interested in taking care of things at home. This is not likely to change when the next president takes office, and Clinton and Trump know it.

Arts Global Footprint

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In our own ways, we both have a global footprint. Hers perhaps hands on and mine in a more subtle way.

How to Look 10 Years Younger

Kristie Stumpf Rork | Posted 04.27.2016 | Parents
Kristie Stumpf Rork

Toss those women's magazines and stop taking those Facebook quizzes. I have proven data to guarantee you will look 10 years younger!

To Change or Not to Change 'Muslim' Last Names

Hasheemah Afaneh | Posted 04.27.2016 | Religion
Hasheemah Afaneh

"Once I go back to America, I'm going to officially change my last name. Just imagine me working in a clinic and someone telling my patient, 'Ms. Mohammad will see you in a moment.'"