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How Can Iran and the United States Normalize Their Relationship After 36 Years of Mutual Satanization?

Bahman Baktiari | Posted 05.05.2015 | World
Bahman Baktiari

After thirty-six years of mutual satanization, it is easy to advance pessimistic arguments and to be doubtful about a future in which Iran and the United States will no longer be enemies. However, the nuclear negotiations and the prospect of a final nuclear accord demonstrate the fiction of the idea of permanent enemies destined to be in conflict with each other.

Dysfunctional Party Bureaucracies Lead Congress Astray

Stephen Tryon | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics
Stephen Tryon

Americans have good reason to be disgusted with politics in Washington. Both major political party organizations shamelessly pursue policies designed to generate the most money and power for the party in the short term.

The Worst Corporate Reputations In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

A company's reputation is formed not only by the products it sells, but by the decisions it makes in times of crises. For some, that's a good thing. F...

Why the Media Wants Americans to Donate to Haiti But Not Pakistan

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The American public does not know that Haiti is a nation that has long been been a thorn in the side of the American government while Pakistan is a nation which the U.S. already has great influence on.

America's Defunct Political System

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Brenner

America no longer has a political system. In its place is a vaudeville of celebrity politics, bait-and-switch politics, spin politics. As citizens, we are lax and self-absorbed; our leaders prefer to keep things this way.

Poll: Support For Afghan War At All-Time Low

CNN Politics | Paul Steinhauser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Support for the war in Afghanistan is at an all-time low, according to a new national poll. A CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey r...

Bridging the 77 Day Chasm

Karen Talavera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Talavera

In ordinary times those seventy-seven days wouldn't seem like much. In the past they've not been pivotal. Yet these are anything but ordinary times.

Most Americans Are Not McCain-Palin Neocons

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirin Sadeghi

McCain-Palin have made it very clear that they believe most Americans to be unintelligent, uninformed, and downright gullible.