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Donald Trump Is Trying To Lose

Dave Pell | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics
Dave Pell

Several months ago, my dad and I were walking along Pennsylvania Avenue where we took a selfie in front of the White House. As it always does these da...

Pro Surfer Kelly Slater's Political Passion Inspires Provocative Group Art Exhibit

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 09.29.2016 | Arts
Stacie Krajchir

For as long as politics has existed, there have been artists who transform political outrage into compelling work. Whether you know it or not, Kelly ...

The Obstacles We Face On November 8th

David Morris | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics
David Morris

Six weeks to elections and counting. Americans will be voting for the entire House, a third of the Senate and the President, as well as all members of...

A Woman in Politics

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Melissa DeCastro

It is too broad a sweep to discuss all women in politics in short form writing. I am however a woman in politics and it is particularly worth discussing how being a woman in politics affects my life, my choices, my family, and the decisions I ultimately make when I am sitting in board rooms and courthouses discussing decisions that will affect the future. I have always been political.

The Largest Voting Bloc in the United States Needs to Unify

Jay Ruderman | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Jay Ruderman

The day that America should realize that disability rights are civil rights has arrived. It is not too late for the disability community to band together and make their unified voice heard. The time has come for all Americans with disabilities and their families to demand that their rights be honored by our elected officials who are on the ballot this coming November.

Will The Fight For Mosul Be The October Surprise?

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There has been relatively little speculation this election year about what could possibly be the "October surprise." In a normal presidential election year, this is a fun subject to speculate about when the actual news from the campaign trail gets dull and repetitive. This year, of course, that hasn't exactly happened.

Taking Control of Your Career: The Three C's

Kathleen Schafer | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Kathleen Schafer

The suspense is growing in the 2016 presidential election, but while we don't know what will happen, one thing we do know is the date of decision. Elections almost always provide us with a concrete outcome. The milestones of our lives, however, such as our career dreams and aspirations, usually don't come with a prescribed date. For that reason, sometimes we allow career and life goals to remain on the horizon instead of becoming the markers of flow and progress in our lives.

Words From Friends: Chatting With Ana Kasparian, Host of The Young Turks

Jonathan Savitt | Posted 09.28.2016 | Media
Jonathan Savitt

Despite millions of subscribers and billions of views, Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks still hasn't quite adjusted to life in the public eye. "I'm still in the mindset that I work for this little startup company" she told me during our recent conversation.

Trump, Yesterday and Buggy Whips

Edward Goldberg | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

It was quite obvious at Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump that globalization -- an issue too hard to explain in a sound bite -- is The Issue of the election.

Are Men Like Trump Afraid of Vaginas?

Julie Zack Yaste | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Julie Zack Yaste

Are guys really so afraid of people with vaginas that they'd rather elect Donald Trump than an intelligent woman? I know it comes down to more than that.

Lester Holt Told The First Big Lie

Sam Husseini | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Sam Husseini

Before the faceoff between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, many were pleading that Lester Holt, the NBC anchor and moderator Monday night, to be a "...

Why The Presidential Debate Is Hillary's Moment

Richard Trumka | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Richard Trumka

In the end, voters elect people, not just agendas. In this first debate, Hillary Clinton must show America her core: a compassionate, brilliant, forceful advocate for progress.

Are You Suffering From Election Anxiety?

Friedemann Schaub | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Friedemann Schaub

Probably more than ever before, this year's presidential election stirs up strong emotions in most people. While the primaries already turned out to b...

The 10 Best States To Move To If You're Sick Of Politics

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.23.2016 | Fifty

The run-up to the 2016 elections has been so ugly we wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to retire abroad and live the expat life. However, if leaving ...

The Song - "Over The Rainbow" With Hillary - One Son's Dream

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Nancy Cohen-koan

In Ernie's mind, that magic lane, that yellow brick road, that rainbow, leads directly to the voting booth where in this land of Oz, we still have the right to vote for whom we really believe cares for the health of the country and not just for themselves. For Ernie, Hillary is the feisty girl named Dorothy. The rest, including Trump, is all humbug.

Joss Whedon And The Avengers Tell You Not To Vote Trump

Zac Thompson | Posted 09.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

It was only a matter of time before someone enlisted the Avengers to take on Donald Trump.

Hillary's Shrinking Lead

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Hillary Clinton's lead in the race for Electoral College votes is shrinking. In fact, it has been shrinking for a solid month now. Two weeks ago, this hadn't really benefited Donald Trump much. Now, however, Trump seems to be surging in the polls while Hillary slides even further.

When The Alt-Right Attacks

Anthony Romeo | Posted 09.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Anthony Romeo

“We’re with you, and you’re with us. We are bigger than bigotry, louder for love.” Fifteen words, sent out on Twitter to the account of Hillar...

Time To Get Uncomfortable

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 09.16.2016 | Politics
Claudia Zelevansky

It’s always a terrible idea to write about politics. But this is not really about politics, in the sense that it’s not about policy or content. It...

What Happens When A Muslim Meets A Trump Supporter

Zac Thompson | Posted 09.16.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

It's become common to see headlines like, "Trump supporters really are deeply hostile to Muslims and nonwhites," which is deplorable. We think it's time everyone calmed down.

Paid Family Leave: We're Not #1, but We Could be #184

Sunil Rajaraman | Posted 09.13.2016 | Politics
Sunil Rajaraman

In the past few years, such political giants as Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and Andrew Cuomo have brought attention to paid family leave by discussing their own experiences as fathers, and describing the ways these policies benefit men too.

"What the Hell Have You Got to Lose?": the Politics of Despair

Howard Schweber | Posted 09.10.2016 | Politics
Howard Schweber

Can you imagine how well Jeb Bush would be doing right now? Jeb Bush would be crushing this thing. He'd be leading by double digits and we'd be talkin...

Appeals Court Blocks Voter ID Laws In 3 States

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Court of Appeals on Friday blocked an effort by Alabama, Georgia and Kansas for voters to furnish proof of citizenship when regist...

A Changed Donald? Not Likely!

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

Our local paper carried an article that essentially said Donald had "made a complete turn-around." It said he is now "being inclusive." Get real!

Watch These Actresses Rally Women To Stop Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 09.12.2016 | Women

Some of the most popular women in Hollywood have taken a stand against Donald Trump, and are reminding women everywhere that we have the power to shut...