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Faces Of Student Voters

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.05.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Duncan Sullivan By: Duncan Sullivan I go to school in Amherst, Massachusetts. An area with five colleges no more than a few miles be...

A Vote for Nothing

Ben Tripp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ben Tripp

Americans have a choice between a moderate Eisenhower-Republican-style president in Mr. Obama, or an entirely new creature: a man who believes in nothing, who seems to exist entirely in negative space.

High Anxiety, Low Information, Moderate Expectations: The Importance of Voter Psychographics in Elections

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Frequently, citizens' votes have more to do with who they are as opposed to who the candidates are or what their ads say. That's why when it comes to winning elections in close races understanding psychographics trumps demographics.

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #24, Supreme Court Appointments

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Electing Romney would be devastating to the future of the Supreme Court and the country. If Romney is elected and Ginsburg retires, over the next four years a real shift in power would occur.

McCaskill Takes on Akin: Missouri Moderate vs. Republican Extremist?

Don C. Reed | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

The Missouri Senate contest between Claire McCaskill and Todd Akin is astonishing, even without the latter's "legitimate rape" opinions. According t...

Regarding Tonight's Debate

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Tonight's presidential debate will focus on foreign policy. As we listen to Democratic and Republican presidential candidates it is worth saying that a thoughtful foreign policy isn't about who can drop the most bombs.

Blue Republican Movement Endorses Dennis, Crowell & Casida

Robin Koerner | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

This is the age in which the Pelosis and Corkers of our political establishment no longer oppose each other, because they find common interest in their assault on the Bill of Rights that contains those principles held dear by decent liberals and conservatives alike.

Internet Freedom? You Are in an Internet Prison and You Don't Even Know It

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 10.17.2012 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

Bundled services also can mean higher prices. The FCC claims that it is concerned with low income families not being able to get broadband. And yet, where's the investigation into the bundling of services or the lack of competition to lower prices?

How My Ex's Obsession With The Republican Party Destroyed My Marriage

Amira Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Divorce
Amira Young

How could a nice liberal Jewish girl like me get with an uber-conservative? What did I see in him? How did we not kill each other?

Battling in the 9th: Jerry McNerney vs. Ricky Gill

Don C. Reed | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Granted, there is a long way to go between a little mouse and a full-grown human. But those cells healed the mice, taking away their pain, so they could relax and enjoy life once more. Doesn't it make sense that we should find out if the technique works with people as well?

Arnold Schwarzenegger Talks New Autobiography, 'Total Recall,' in Google+ Hangout (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.08.2012 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

Action superstar, influential political figure and all-around pop culture icon Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Google Plus Friday to promote his new tell-all autobiography, Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story.

We Democrats Shouldn't Get Overconfident

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

The recent surge by President Obama in the polls, particularly in the battleground states, is certainly good news, but it also runs the risk that his supporters will become overconfident.

Of Wrestlers, Arthritis and Republicans: Conn. Senate Candidate Linda McMahon May Block Stem Cell Research

Don C. Reed | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Republican gazillionaire Linda McMahon is running for the Connecticut Senate. Her last Senatorial campaign, (on which she spent over $50 million dolla...

Friday Talking Points -- Smile, Mitt, You're on Candid Camera!

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When Mitt is releasing tax returns to change the subject, you just know he's in a bad place politically. It may still be way too early to confidently predict the outcome of the election, but it isn't too early to call Romney's campaign (so far) an unmitigated disaster.

To Walk It Back or Double Down, That is the Question.

Bill Santiago | Posted 11.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Bill Santiago

Presently, it's Mitt Romney's turn. After a trouncing in headlines such as the New York Daily News' "Mitt Hits the Fan," over his tacit dismissal of 47 percent of the electorate as freeloaders, he's making the damage control rounds.

Friday Talking Points -- Convention Talking Points

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Defending free speech is easy when everyone agrees with the speech -- it's defending odious and reprehensible speech that is always the harder path. More on this subject next week.

Thoughts On Obama's DNC Speech?

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.07.2012 | Teen

"The Trending 20" is a regular series where we round up interesting, informative and hilarious tweets from worldwide Twitter trending topics, fueled b...

Chekhov's Gun

Sarah Edwards | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Sarah Edwards

Why should conservatives behave in a hostile manner toward women if it's not indicative of a larger worldview that thoroughly misunderstands the human experience?

Contrasts and Contradictions At The Democratic Convention

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio By Malachi Segers You can’t spend much time at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina th...

Young Democrats React To Michelle Obama's Speech

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: AYESHA WALKER/Youth Radio First Lady Michelle Obama takes center stage at the DNC. By Denise Tejada The day after Michelle Obama addr...

A History of Barack Obama on YouTube (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Shira Lazar

The chronological mashup stretches all the way from 2008 to present, covering the top viral moments of Obama's time in the media spotlight.

Young Republican At The DNC

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: DENISE TEJADA/Youth Radio Eddie Souther, 20, at the DNC. By Malachi Segers The Democratic Convention started in Charlotte yesterday, ...

Robotics Engineer Confesses: "I Built Mitt"

John Blumenthal | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

A few years ago, when I was teaching Advanced Robotics at MIT, a representative from an anonymous Republican PAC offered me an obscene amount of money...

Why I'll Never Vote Republican Again

Jane Devin | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Jane Devin

I haven't always been a straight-ticket voter. Although I've always registered as a Democrat, there was a time when I voted for people, not parties. In the past, I've voted for a few Republicans. But there is not a single Republican I would vote for today.

Crossover Politics: Delegates Who Occupy

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Sayre Quevedo and Malachi Segers As the Youth Radio DNC team made its way up Trade Street tracking the Occupy Charlotte protest, we noticed th...