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The Invisible Man: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistleblower

Norman Solomon | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling -- after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower. At age 47, he is facing a very long prison sentence. As a whistleblower, he has done a lot for us.

The Powerful Message That Helped Condoleezza Rice Thrive Amid Racism In The '60s

OWN | Posted 01.27.2015 | OWN

Long before Condoleezza Rice served as America's first female National Security Advisor and the first African-American female Secretary of State, she ...

Why Republican Women Don't Want A Female President

John A. Tures | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

When asked whether the respondent hoped there would be a female president, only 16 percent of GOP men and 20 percent of Republican women said yes. Could it be because of Sarah Palin?

CIA Leak Trial: 'This Case Is Not About Politics' [sic]

Norman Solomon | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

A heavy shroud over this trial -- almost hidden by news media in plain sight -- has been context: the CIA's collusion with the Bush White House a dozen years ago, using WMD fear and fabrication to stampede the United States into making war on Iraq.

Why the CIA Is So Eager to Demolish Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling

Norman Solomon | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

With the Sterling trial, the CIA is airing soiled threads of its dirty laundry as never before in open court. The agency seems virtually obsessed with trying to refute the negative portrayal of Operation Merlin in James Risen's 2006 book, State of War.

Race, Leaks and Prosecution at the CIA

Norman Solomon | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

Few pixels and little ink went to the witness just before Rice -- former CIA spokesman William Harlow -- whose testimony stumbled into indicating why he thought of Sterling early on in connection with the leak, which ultimately resulted in a ten-count indictment.

George W. Bush: Jeb Would Beat Hillary In 2016

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

George W. Bush says that he badly wants his brother Jeb to run for president -- and that if he were to face off against Hillary Clinton, he would "abs...

Literacy for All, Yes! The New Literacy

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 01.10.2015 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

The more we ask of children, the more they can do; the higher the standards we set for those who teach children, the farther they will reach.

Find Out How These 10 Women Run the World

Posted 11.07.2014 | Women

Unless you live under a rock and have never heard the answer to Beyonce’s infamous, “Who run the world?!” question, we’ll tip you off to a lit...

The Morality of the College Football Playoff -- Our Insatiable Need to Find Who's #1, But at What Cost?

Steve Matoren | Posted 12.28.2014 | Sports
Steve Matoren

What if the committee said to FSU... at least for this one week, "No you won't be our top team, or even our bottom team. We are going to leave you out of the rankings all together."

The Audacity of Political Women: Why Is Ambition a Bad Thing?

Barbara Lee | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Barbara Lee

What does it signal to society when a person as accomplished as a former secretary of state, U.S. senator, and first lady is described as having "extraordinary, irrational, overwhelming ambition"? What is the message to a young woman who gets stellar results but is labeled "too assertive" or "abrasive"? Nothing good.

The 'Good' Iraq War? 5 Things to Consider Before We March Into Another Mideast Quagmire

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Here are five things to consider as we discuss this latest insertion of US military personnel, money, and weaponry into, potentially, another Mideast quagmire -- this one being pitched as the "good" or "justified" Iraq War.

Kirsten Gillibrand: Condoleezza Rice Would Be An 'Extraordinary' NFL Commissioner

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Condoleezza Rice would be an "extraordinary choice" for NFL commissioner if the controversy surrounding Ray Rice proves t...

'The Golden Hour' - A Talk with Todd Moss

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Todd Moss was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under Condeleeza Rice. He oversaw diplomatic relations with 16 West African countries. After penning four non-fiction books, he has turned to fiction.

The Israel-Egypt-Saudi Arabia Axis: Come the Counter-Revolution

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 10.16.2014 | World
Leon T. Hadar

American vision of reforming and democratizing the Middle East lies in tatters. The ousting of Iraq's Saddam Hussein have unleashed a bloody sectarian and ethnic wars in Iraq and in neighboring Syria and Lebanon.

The Crisis With Russia and the Unspoken Link

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.10.2014 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

With a clearer perception of the rightful concerns as promulgated in both the American and Russian experience given their proper weight, a more rational and constructive dialogue could emerge.

60 Celebs And Other Things Turning The Big 6-0 In 2014

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 10.09.2014 | Fifty
Elinor Robin, PhD

This September I turn 60. As I enter The Final Third, I find myself dumbfounded about where the last 60 years have gone, and driven to take stock and sort it all out. In addition, I want to hedge my bets for the next 30. With nothing really big calling my name, I don't have much of a bucket-list. All I know is that I want to keep going and keep learning.

John Kerry Laments 'Toxic' Partisanship In Washington

AP | By MATTHEW LEE | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare display of bipartisan civility, Democrats and Republicans came together on Wednesday to honor former Secretary of State ...

Women in Business: Q&A with Gillian Maffeo, Director of Marketing at Wayback Burgers

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

In 2010, Gillian established the marketing department at Jake's Franchising, which at the time had 12 locations, and over three years, grew to over 80...

Washington Watch: "Summertime and Condoleezza for President?"

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 08.05.2014 | Black Voices
Linnie Frank Bailey

After a relatively quiet Spring, things are heating up in Washington even though it's not officially summer yet. As we move toward the 2014 mid-term e...

Collaboration Facilitates Moments, Movements and Miracles

Suna Senman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Suna Senman

In today's world, boardrooms lack women, medicine is male-centered and girls are prevented from getting an education. Swimming against historical perspectives, experts in fields such as business, education and psychology create new collaborations for change.

New Report: The Push Against Campus Speakers Is Getting More Intense

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 07.30.2014 | College
Greg Lukianoff

The term "disinvitation season" has been something of a dark joke for years, but as every year passed, it got less funny. The intensity of demands that speakers be disinvited seemed to swell over time, and increasingly, we saw speakers bow out in the face of protest.

I'd've Loved to Hear Her Speak, Yet Well I Know That Eric Has a Far More Pleasing Sound

Justine Valinotti | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Justine Valinotti

I am going to write something that may shock and offend some of you. Perhaps you will never want to read or hear anything I have to say, ever again, ...

Stop Arguing and Listen: Commencement 2014, a Teachable Moment

Margaret Richardson | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Margaret Richardson

We protest thinking we are standing on principle but we are forgetting an essential piece of this confused controversy: dialogue.

Students at Four Colleges Have Shut Down Their Commencement Speakers. It's a Victory for Free Speech

Josh Joy Kamensky | Posted 07.22.2014 | College
Josh Joy Kamensky

Students have every right to object to the day they worked for being used to conduct ideological warfare. They have every right to add silly accessories to their caps or subtract underthings from their gowns rather than gird themselves for rebuttal.