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Trump Says Out Loud What Republicans Think

Joschka (Yoshi) Tryba | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment
Joschka (Yoshi) Tryba

we need Trump to make it painfully obvious to everyone what the Republican Party truly stands for: classism, sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia and xenophobia. Trump really is just saying out loud what most Republicans are thinking and saying in private.

Debunking Donald Trump

Nelson Dong | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
Nelson Dong

Donald Trump is a more of a persona than a logician. He's bold, unafraid to speak his mind. It would be erroneous to construe this boldness as a virtue, however -- it's more like he simply has no filter and takes pride in being insensitive and ignorant.

Presidential Candidates on Supporting Women in the Workforce

Rana Florida | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Rana Florida

I see it happening all the time -- women who went to Ivy League schools and who held highly-demanding, high-status, high-pay jobs -- deciding to stay at home after they have a baby. They all thought carefully about their decisions, weighing the pros and cons. Instead of the prison of a 9 to 5 work culture, they preferred to keep their brains sharp and stay connected by volunteering and sitting on boards.

Transgender State Legislator: Not This Time

Stephanie Mott | Posted 11.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

Perhaps the most important thing I set out to do was to give a few young people, who happen to be transgender, some hope that they could live authentically and make it in this world.

Oh, What A Tangled Web He Weaves

Larry Jacobson | Posted 11.13.2015 | Comedy
Larry Jacobson

In the last few weeks we have seen Dr. Ben Carson defend himself against the press for allegedly lying about his past. This got me thinking, is he telling the truth about anything? I have to admit that I'm anxiously awaiting to hear him say the words, "I'm not a doctor, but I play one on T.V."

Looking Forward to Democratic Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The conditions seem perfect for a real political debate between two candidates who differ from each other on many key issues.

Ruby Rails is Right: Girls Deserve to See Themselves as Heroes

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 11.10.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

Until there is more gender balance among leading roles in entertainment, government and corporate leadership, our sons and daughters will continue to believe the stereotypes perpetuated in the news,  media, and their everyday lives.

Not up for debate: Why Programmatic Advertising Will Dominate the Race for Digital Ad Spend in the 2016 Elections

Advertising Week | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Advertising Week

By Reed Scharff, Senior Analyst of Market Integrity, OpenX With more than 20 declared candidates for President in the upcoming election cycle, the ra...

Indian Tolerance: The View from Outside

Kadira Pethiyagoda | Posted 11.09.2015 | World
Kadira Pethiyagoda

The election loss in the heartland state came after a period of intense debate over tolerance and India's national identity. Attacks on minorities and rationalists, combined with communalist rhetoric and religion-based policies aggravated India's long simmering 'culture-wars.'

Time to Vote Ben Off the Island?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 11.06.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Every few months, a candidate is voted off the Island. By election time 2016, we've winnowed the field down to The Final Two. (What great ratings we're going to get for this one. Better than the Superbowl).

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXXV - Trumped

Alan Black | Posted 11.05.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

On the box, Trump looks like he is having a good time ranting and raving. Talking about The Deal.

Maine Points the Way to Stronger Democracy

Michael Brune | Posted 11.04.2015 | Green
Michael Brune

Between the fractious debates and the perpetual polling, you might think all eyes are glued on November 2016 -- and an election that's still a year away. But there was an election this year, and an important outcome in one state points to how we can improve elections in 2016 and beyond.

Developing: LGBT Equal Rights Measure On The Ropes In Houston

Houston Chronicle | Whitney Snyder | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

Early voting results show Houston's equal rights ordinance failing by a wide margin, with 62.5 percent of voters opting to repeal the law and 37.5 pe...

10 Simple Reasons I Support Bernie Sanders

Brian Hanley | Posted 11.01.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

If Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic nomination, I will vote for her against any Republican candidate. But until then, I support Bernie Sanders for 10 simple reasons.

Rapper DMC: Voting Makes All Lives Matter

The Huffington Post | Peter James Callahan | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics

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Biden's Exit Might Clinch the Race for Hillary

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Her strong showing in the debate began this trend, and if Biden's supporters put her comfortably over 50 percent in the Democratic race, the trend may become irreversible.

Latino Conference High Hopes For 2016 Election

Pita S. Juarez | Posted 10.19.2015 | Latino Voices
Pita S. Juarez

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Policy Forum is a four-day conference that takes place every year in Washington D.C. during Hispanic Heritage Month with a mission to develop the next generation of Latino leaders through education, empowerment and connection in order to shape the nation's future.

New Motor Voter: A Step Forward for California and Democracy

Lorena Gonzalez | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
Lorena Gonzalez

In a democratic system, no right is more fundamental or necessary than the right to vote. So why are citizens required to opt-in to exercise their right to vote through voter registration?

Joe Biden Tells Latinos To 'Make No Damn Apologies For Anything'

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 10.08.2015 | Latino Voices

Vice President Joe Biden surprised a group of Latino leaders gathered at a fundraiser in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday with a passionate speech about im...

Democratic Debate Preview

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Next Tuesday, we will finally get some degree of parity in the world of televised presidential debates, as the Democrats come together for the first time to make their case to the American public.

GOP Energy And Environment Forum Canceled Because No One Was Going To Show Up

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

A forum for Republican presidential candidates to discuss energy and environment has been canceled "due to a lack of sufficient candidate partic...

Clearing Away Barriers to Voter Registration

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 10.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

In California, there are about 7 million people who are eligible to vote but never registered to do so, including 1.2 million in Los Angeles County. It's a shocking statistic, considering the sacrifices made to win passage of the historic Voting Rights Act, which marked its 50th anniversary this year.

Tsipras Faces Major Challenges After Election Triumph

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.29.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- The triumphant return to power of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza party after the country's Sept. 20 elections c...

Catalonian Secessionists Claim Victory In Parliamentary Election

AP | Chloe Angyal | Posted 09.30.2015 | World

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia leader Artur Mas claimed victory in a parliamentary election for pro-secession parties pushing for i...

Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein on Her Fight to Be Heard

Tavis Smiley | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics
Tavis Smiley

Tonight, I'm joined by Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein, who is among the crop of third-party leaders fighting for public recognition. The physician and environmental advocate was the Green Party's nominee in 2012, and is campaigning again for the 2016 nomination.