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Federal Judge's Decision Closes Black Farmers' Lawsuit, Leaves Some Disappointed

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
John W. Boyd Jr.

A federal judge's recent ruling has finally settled outstanding issues in the black farmers' long-running lawsuit, nearly 30 years after I first sta...

Fire in Your House?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sidonie Sawyer

If you live in Florida, like me, the following bit of info might be of help when choosing a home insurance for your new digs. A flagrant scandal has ...

The Dirty Tricks of the 'No on 37' Campaign Are Nothing New

Andrew Gunther | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Andrew Gunther

If there is one thing that the "No on 37" campaign can say with complete honesty, it's that they have ready access to literally millions of dollars, all kindly donated by the world's largest biotechnology and pesticide producers and food industry leaders.

Don't Be a Mushroom!

Andrew Gunther | Posted 12.26.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

Two separate but very much related events that could radically change the way America farms and feeds itself are big in the news right now. Both concern a matter dear to my heart: food labeling.

Carl Henric-Svanberg Says BP Cares About 'Small People'

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. — The "small people" of the Gulf Coast have a humongous message for oil giant BP: They're tired of the company's big-time executives...

Meet the new face of BP's damage control campaign

theGrio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
theGrio

Is Darryl Willis's rise to the top of BP's spill response a cynical play of the race card by a company that's been hammered for its environmental and economic destruction, public insensitivity, and dodges and evasions?

Friday Talking Points [127] -- Letting A Crisis Go To Waste

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Barack Obama's administration was supposed to follow a basic premise: never let a crisis go to waste. That was according to one of his own ...

State Farm Cancels 125,000 Florida Policies: Expiration To Come Halfway Through Hurricane Season

MSNBC.com And NBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The largest homeowners insurer in Florida is canceling the policies of 125,000 of its most vulnerable customers beginning Aug. 1, halfway through the ...

Call 'Em on Their Claims: Look up labels on Your phone

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Many products claim to be "cruelty-free" with such logos as the Leaping Bunny. But what do these logos mean, and are they any better than other animal-testing claims? Now you can find out right there in the store using your mobile phone.

Bait and Switch Business Relationships

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Sometimes entrepreneurs are so focused on a higher goal that they forget about the people who help get them there.