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The Sextant or Siri: American Creativity in the Crossroads

Day Rosenberg | Posted 07.13.2016 | Education
Day Rosenberg

From the Space Race which gave us modern rocketry, Velcro, and Tang; to the magic of TV, from Cronkite to The Brady Bunch; to the Internet, with its s...

Ben Carson's Campaign Distances Itself From Its Ex-CIA, Iran-Contra Alum Adviser

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics

The New York Times on Tuesday published some astonishing quotes from Ben Carson's advisers describing how utterly unprepared the Republican presidenti...

How the Best Traditions Help Adolescents Lead Healthier Lives -- And How They Can Alter Adults' Stereotypical Views of Them

Christopher Phillips | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Christopher Phillips

it is my experience, in the hundreds of dialogues I've held with adolescents, that no one is more open and honest and piercing than than they are when it comes to investigating questions such as: Who am I? Who can I become? What do I want to be when I grow up? It behooves the rest of us, at every age and stage, to hold inquiries on such questions with them, so we can be privy to their keen insights.

Drugs, Sex, Rock 'n Roll and Kindergarten

Steve Nelson | Posted 10.07.2013 | Impact
Steve Nelson

A common argument against progressive education is an aggressive claim that it didn't work. Of course it didn't. It never really happened.

Bring Back Bernie (Shaw) or CNN Has Done It Again

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 06.19.2013 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

In 1981, Bernie Shaw stood up to his bosses and the opposition networks and kept Jim Brady alive. He was right, the rest of us were wrong and he saved our "unique" credibility. It's too bad there no was no Bernie Shaw at CNN or Fox yesterday.

Think Again: How Classical Liberalism Morphed Into New Deal Liberalism

Eric Alterman | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Eric Alterman

Classical liberalism is synonymous with a faith in reason, which had arisen out of the Enlightenment as a reaction to claims of divine rule by the clergy and royalty of the late Middle Ages.

Censure "You lie" Wilson? Democrats Should Give Him a Merit Plaque

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

His two blasphemous words were a dream-come-true for the Democrats. Rivers of cash instantly flowed into the Democratic National Committee coffers.

A Historical Perspective On Divided Democratic Conventions

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Don't buy into the media narrative that this is some sort of "divided party" -- because today's Democrats aren't. All true Democrats are pulling hard to defeat the legacy of George W. Bush.