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Obama and Cuba, Trump and AIPAC... and Brussels

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

What If They Wore Two Gloves? Awful terrorism seems to validate Trump's hard line. Security analysts point out that each of the two suspected suic...

The New SDS: What Every Young Person Needs to Know About Its Past

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Steve Mariotti

In 1965, Carl Oglesby assumed leadership of the student-activist organization SDS. This change reflected what I believe was an ideological shift in America's left wing: from the East Coast intellectual tradition to the New Left emerging from the Midwest.

'I Was Sarah Palin's Road Kill'

Salon | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

“This is not a man who sees America as you see it and how I see America,” vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin cried out to the agitated crowd ...

Palin's Latest Obama Lies

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Banned from attacking Ayers? Not at all. Palin's assault was scripted by the very "elitists" and the "brainiacs in the GOP machine" she continues to malign.

Palin: I Was 'Banned' From Contentious Talking Points In 2008

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) said she was "banned" from certain talking points while running alongside Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on the Republi...

Anti-War Bomber Says Obama Should Be Tried For War Crimes

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Bill Ayers, former University of Illinois professor and co-founder of the violent anti-war group Weather Underground, said Tuesday that President Bara...

Occupy Our Schools

Rick Ayers | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education
Rick Ayers

Take over these schools. Occupy them. Sit in. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We built these schools with our taxes, our labor, our commitment to students and communities. They are not just playthings for overfed business dilettantes.

Betrayal and Backlash: A Personal Account of Why I'm Bamming Bam

Danny Schechter | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Danny Schechter

I have to admit that I was once seduced by the idea of Barack Obama.

Palin Reacts To Alleged Tea Party 'Terrorist' Criticism

Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

During an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday night, Sarah Palin shared her take on a criticism Vice President Joe Biden reportedly directed ...

In Wacky GOP Presidential Field, the Donald Trumps the Shark

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.06.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

Donald Trump's transparently idiotic statements about President Obama's birth certificate and other matters haven't made Rupert Murdoch's New York Po...

Real Rahm, Fake Rahm, and Louder Than A Bomb

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

The creator of the infamous fake Twitter account, donated his reward to Young Chicago Authors, the subject of the powerful new documentary, Louder Than A Bomb.

Education DEFORM and Media Hearing Loss

Timothy D. Slekar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Timothy D. Slekar

I'm convinced that unless something changes dramatically, the end of public education in America is inevitable.

Bill Ayers Denies Dedicating Book To RFK's Killer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In September, 1960s radical and retired professor William Ayers was denied emeritus faculty status by the University of Illinois at Chicago for an all...

Bill Ayers To Retire From UIC After 20 Years

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After 20 years of teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago, former Weather Underground member William Ayers is getting ready to retire. T...

David Lane Strikes Again, Forces University Of Wyoming To Allow Bill Ayers Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled that the University of Wyoming must allow 1960s radical William Ayers to speak on the school's campus i...

This Week In Pictures: Simon, Biden, Ayers, Burge And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another big week of news in Chicago. Pat Quinn finally got a running mate! And it's exactly who he asked for. Also, Bill Ayers got the cold shoulder, ...

Bill Ayers is Back... with a Brilliant Graphic Novel

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dan Brown

William Ayers's new book To Teach: The Journey, In Comics is part autobiography, part education reform tract, and entirely enjoyable to read.

Louder Than A Bomb: Slam Poetry Festival Allows Teen Poets To Shine

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Laurie Koblesky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The tenth annual "Louder Than a Bomb" youth poetry slam exploded across the stage of the V...

Jeff Haas, Bill Ayers Discuss New Book About Fred Hampton And Activism At Chicago Bookstore

Huffington Post | Samira Said | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit "Back [in the 60's] segregation was normalized so it's easy to say 'If I would have been a...

HuffPost Reviews: Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Clipse, and Chris Brown, Plus an Interview With Papa Roach on World Hunger Year

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Welcome to Snoopworld, where Chevys still are bouncin', would-be gangstas still kind of prowl the streets (albeit it's a new generation), explicit-isms flow like 40 oz. beer, and tempos best not harsh anyone's mellow.

New Rule: Everyone Deserves Equal Rights

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Maher

This weekend is the perfect time for Obama to announce he's repealing "don't ask, don't tell" and committing to a full-throated endorsement of gay marriage. But of course that's not going to happen.

Ayers Demonstrates Against Obama: 'Appalled And Alarmed' By War (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For more proof that Bill Ayers and Barack Obama are not, actually close, video has surfaced of the education professor protesting in Chicago against t...

Ayers Obama Book Conspiracy Resurfaces; Bill Ayers Responds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Way back in the fall of 2008, when some people were terribly concerned that then-senator Barack Obama had met a former terrorist named Bill Ayers, a f...

That Something Is Published Does Not Make It True

Judith M. Bardwick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith M. Bardwick

I'm not on anyone's list to receive emails or blogs or even solicitations for money from extremely right wing, politically conservative organizations ...

My Brother Loves Glenn Beck, But I Still Love My Brother

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suz Redfearn

My brother rolled into D.C. from Boston on a chartered bus, arriving in the dark outside a Marriott. I scanned the pack of fairly nondescript folks ...