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Erica Payne

Pelosi's High Leverage Play

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics
Erica Payne

A sudden political strike by one of America's top political leaders -- and a woman to boot -- would seal Pelosi's legacy as a progressive powerhouse and catch Republicans flat-footed going into the November elections.

Hey Sheryl: Lean On This

Erica Payne | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Erica Payne

In two weeks, the U.S. Senate will vote on a bill to raise the minimum wage. This would shrink the gender wage gap by nearly five percent. So where is the multimillionaire author of the self-professed feminist manifesto?

NASCAR Takes NRA 500 For A Spin

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.04.2013 | Sports

As the gun debate rages in the wake of the Newtown shootings, the National Rifle Association has revved up its relationship with NASCAR. The NRA wi...

Sex, Justice, and the -Isms

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

What would you do if you learned that two weeks from now a man repeatedly accused of aggressive sexual misconduct may decide whether women have the power to confront people who discriminate against them?

Now About the Matter of Size

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

With Wal-Mart v. Dukes the Court will soon hear arguments in one of the most important civil rights cases in the country's history. Their decision will pave the way for further progress or stop it dead in its tracks.

The Palin Problem (It's Not What You Think...)

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

The real crisis in American politics isn't about one tragic shooting, its about a cultural phenomenon -- the celebration of stupidity -- that has taken over this country.

Don't Blame the Tea Party (at Least Not for This... )

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

As politicians of both parties fall all over themselves denying blame for the shooting of Congresswomen Giffords and decrying the toxic political envi...

Shahien Nasiripour

Fresh Ideas From Leading Thinkers For True Financial Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What will it take to fix the nation's broken financial system? If anyone really knows for sure, it's the great minds gathering in New York for a confe...

Victims of Sexual Abuse Get Heard

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

With the nomination of Sarah Palin to the Republican ticket, women who had scattered after Hillary Clinton's defeat were reenergized as they coalesced in their opposition to Palin's abortion viewpoint.

An Interview with Erica Payne, Author of The Practical Progressive

Julian Brookes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julian Brookes

Erica Payne's book, The Practical Progressive: How to Build a Twenty-First Century Political Movement, is the essential guide to what's happening, who's who, and how to get involved in the new progressive "infrastructure."