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Your Soundtrack for "The Resistance" Movement

Jennifer Rand | Posted 02.27.2017 | Home
Jennifer Rand

Ever since Donald Trump took the oath of office, the noisy majority of Americans who didn’t want him to win the presidency have been fighting back: ...

Millennials Are The Foot Soldiers Of The Resistance

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

Most Clinical Trials Have A Glaring Flaw Before They Even Begin

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home

Black Americans are almost twice as likely to have Type 2 diabetes as white Americans, but they are much less likely to be included in studies that te...

Most Trump Voters Say The Media Is Their Enemy

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.21.2017 | Home

A narrow majority of President Donald Trump’s supporters agree with him that the media is their enemy, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds, although ...

How Schools Are Rallying Around Portland's Large Refugee Community

The Hechinger Report | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.26.2017 | Home

PORTLAND, Maine — On a chilly December evening, King Middle School students and their families streamed into Ocean Gateway, a party space with sweep...

Donald Trump Did The World A Favor By Bringing Up Swedish Immigration

Scott Ritter | Posted 02.21.2017 | Home
Scott Ritter

As a former intelligence officer, I am a major advocate of the maxim, “facts matter.” As such, I often find myself cringing when listening to Pre...

HUFFPOLLSTER: What's Going On With Trump's Approval Ratings?

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home

New analysis sheds some light on the variance in President Trump’s numbers. Reactions to the president’s latest press conference are divided along...

More Than Half Of U.S. Adults Don't Have A Will, New Survey Reveals

Laura Dixon | Posted 02.17.2017 | Home
Laura Dixon

By Nick DiUlio Let’s face it—end-of-life planning isn’t fun. The topic can seem morose, depressing -- maybe even a little scary. But it’s als...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Minorities And The Non-College Educated Are Underrepresented At The Ballot Box

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.17.2017 | Home

America’s changing demographic landscape is the focus of a new report. Donald Trump’s approval rating depends partially on whether you’re just a...

Your Grandpa Didn't Come To America To Commit Crime, And Neither Do Today's Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.15.2017 | Home

Amid all the fear-mongering and lies about immigrants these days, let’s be clear on the facts. President Donald Trump may be fond of claiming that i...

House Democratic Leadership May Lose 2018 Opportunity

Adam Green | Posted 02.15.2017 | Home
Adam Green

Nancy Pelosi called a press conference last week during the House Democratic Caucus retreat in Baltimore. She announced the House Democratic message: ...

Americans Rate Jews Highest, Muslims Lowest On 'Feeling Thermometer'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.15.2017 | Home

A new survey asked Americans to rate different religious groups on a “feeling thermometer” from zero to 100. The results revealed that Americans a...

As Burden Of Cardiovascular Disease Grows, Research Is Our Best Defense

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.15.2017 | Home
Nancy Brown

At 34, Shane Mandel was a military veteran, avid cyclist and father of three. When he felt his chest tighten, he figured it was a bad case of heartbur...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Here's All The Valentine's Day Polling You Never Knew You Needed

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home

We take a data-driven dive into Valentine’s Day. President Trump is seen as strong, but not trustworthy. And voters along the Texas-Mexico border ma...

Majorities In These 8 European Countries Would Back A Muslim Ban Like Trump's

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.10.2017 | Home

Immigrants are bearing the brunt of rising anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe. A new survey released by London-based policy think-tank Chatham House foun...

How Democrats Can Win Back Obama/Sanders/Trump Voters

Les Leopold | Posted 02.10.2017 | Home
Les Leopold

Hillary Clinton underperformed Barack Obama by minus 290,000 votes in Pennsylvania, minus 222,000 votes in Wisconsin and a whopping minus 500,000 vote...

Schools In The Nation's Capital Are Embarrassingly Segregated

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.09.2017 | Home

Even several decades ago, it wasn’t hard for Gary Orfield to convince white parents in his Washington, D.C., neighborhood to send their kids to a ra...

Who Is Dan Donovan, New York City’s Only Republican Rep In Washington?

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 02.10.2017 | Home
Ellen Freudenheim

New York’s very own U.S. Representative Dan Donovan has been attracting a lot of unwanted attention of late. (See “Donovan: Your Constituents Want...

The Face of HIV in Black America Is Far Too Young

C. Virginia Fields | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home
C. Virginia Fields

While every day that the HIV/AIDS epidemic continues is a state of emergency for the black community, the annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS...

Female Genital Mutilation Ranks As One Of The Worst Manifestations Of Gender Inequality

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home
Siddharth Chatterjee

On Feb. 6, 2017, the world observed the 14th International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Consider this: Approximately ...

Why The ‘Conservative’ Chinese New Year Parade Was Super Queer This Year

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home

NEW YORK ― Against a backdrop of dragons and dancers parading down the streets of lower Manhattan Sunday, Lanny Li described how it took her conserv...

Americans Are Split Over Trump's Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home

Americans are divided in their opinions of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds, with the split falling largely alo...

How Discriminatory Immigration Policy Affects The Unborn

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home

Federal immigration raids in the U.S. can separate families, push people into the shadows and jeopardize honest livelihoods. But it turns out that th...

Iranian Academics, Activists Fearing Uncertain Future Even In Liberal U.S. Cities

Ben Piven | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home
Ben Piven

As a result of Trump-imposed ban, nationals of 7 countries face onerous restrictions “I, Saira Rafiee, Ph.D. student of political science at the Gra...

Health Spending And Medical Research Must Address The Social Determinants Of Health

Claire Pomeroy | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Claire Pomeroy

The U.S. health system, if it were a separate economy, would be equivalent to the fifth or sixth largest economy in the world. Sadly, although our nat...