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Trump These Thoughts

Rob Taub | Posted 08.28.2015 | Comedy
Rob Taub

I am the best. This is true because I said so. Even the sentences I write are the best except perhaps for the last one, which a teacher told me ended in a preposition, yet if I construct a sentence then whatever words I use are the best, because I said so.

Trump Takes on the World

John Feffer | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
John Feffer

It's worth taking a look at Donald Trump's foreign policy, even if the exercise seems somewhat ludicrous, like analyzing Kim Kardashian's take on macroeconomics or Eminem's analysis of abstract expressionism.

Watershed Moment on Race? And: Is Trump a Farce or Face of GOP Base?

Mark Green | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics
Mark Green

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After cop videos, #blacklivesmatter, Charleston massacre/eulogy/flag -- oh, and a Black president -- Matalin and LaMarche debate if we're starting the biggest conversation on race since the Kerner Commission. Also, who will be the bloviating blond's Joe Welch or are Trump and GOP nativist base inseparable?

Why Campus Sustainability Works: An Open Letter to George Will

Samuel Reed | Posted 05.08.2015 | College
Samuel Reed

In its simplest form, sustainability means greater efficiency and cutting waste to preserve both the natural environment and money. This is not a leftist agenda, but an alignment with both conservative and liberal values.

Hebdo's Dubious PEN-Pals: Privileged Conservative Pundits

Jim Sleeper | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

History offers D.H. Lawrence's warning that influential people shouldn't stimulate others' "personal, superficial, temporary desires" but "tell us of our own deeper desires." The powers that conservatives champion have been doing the former, with increasing velocity.

A Hard Look at the Big Blue Wall

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The true magnitude of the problem for the Republican Party only becomes apparent when you compare the big blue wall to what might be called the "small red picket fence" of the consistent Republican-voting states.

George Will's 'Firing Offense' at Fox

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.06.2015 | Media
Paul Abrams

On rare occasions when professional right-wingers let down their ideological guards, however, they can slip into revealing the truth. But, George Will has sinned on that most sacred of right-wing catechisms, government spending. From that, there can be no reprieve.

George Will vs. Climate History

Curt Stager | Posted 03.22.2015 | Green
Curt Stager

As I explained in Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth, the message from the geological past is not "big deal, appalling climate disasters have happened before." Climate science tells us that we don't want to go through equally appalling disruptions of our own making, and also that we don't necessarily have to.

Tyler Kingkade

Conservative Writer George Will Gets An Unflattering 'Award'

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.22.2014 | Media

Conservative columnist George Will will be named the "Misinformer of the Year" by Media Matters on Monday, staffers at the liberal-leaning group tell ...

The Myth of Crying Rape

Jim Wallis | Posted 02.18.2015 | Crime
Jim Wallis

Rape culture is living in a society in which your story is dissected rather than heard; it's being told your inherent, God-given value begins to disintegrate once your story gets uncomfortable and its trajectory skewed.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Senator Incensed That Writer Labeled 'Rape Apologist' Is Speaking At Michigan State

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.11.2014 | College

Backlash is mounting against Michigan State University for its refusal to cancel a graduation speech by a writer critics call a "rape apologist." ...

George Will Supports Helping People Who Are 'Real Rape' Victims

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.23.2014 | College

Speaking to Miami University students in Oxford, Ohio, on Wednesday night, conservative political commentator George Will said that he supports helpin...

Threats to Women's Health Are Real and Voters Know It

Dawn Laguens | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics
Dawn Laguens

The danger in writing around facts like George Will does in his column about Gardner is that he misinforms voters about the real threats facing abortion access. If allowed to stand unchallenged, his column could do lasting damage.

Nearly 1,000 Students, Faculty Demand University Cancel George Will Speech

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.21.2014 | College

Miami University of Ohio has no plans to cancel a speech by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will, despite protests over the Washington Post wr...

George Will Lost Speaking Gig At Women's College Over Campus Rape Column

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.08.2014 | College

Conservative columnist George Will believes he was uninvited from speaking at an all-female college due to his controversial writings about campus rap...

Madison Madness

Rob Taub | Posted 11.22.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

Football in Madison creates a shared connection between generations that began for me on the plane ride from LaGuardia airport and continued as I checked in to my hotel.

Videocracy - Filmed Violence That Galvanizes Opinion and Policy (See ISIS and Women)

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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Katrina and Lowry debate whether a) beheadings and media war whoops forced Obama's hand; b) he gets a boost or blame in November; c) he'll escalate if Bombs-without-Boots fails. What now happens to his desired pivot to Asia, climate, inequality? Ray Rice too is tackled by tape. Is a video worth a million words?

Try Governing for a Change

Sen. Barbara Boxer | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Sen. Barbara Boxer

On issue after issue facing our country, this is a Republican Party so obsessed with blocking the president -- and now suing the president -- that it has abdicated its most basic responsibility to govern.

Institutions That Minimize Abuse Share the Blame

Kim Gandy | Posted 10.01.2014 | Sports
Kim Gandy

It's time for our institutions to scrap their crisis communication plans when it comes to violence against women, and replace them with real plans to protect victims and hold perpetrators accountable.

George Will to Child Migrants: 'Welcome to America

Marco Cáceres | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

The issue of what to do with the tens of thousands of child migrants from Central America is a complex one to answer. A much easier question to answer is, "Would you deport these kids knowing that there's a good chance they would be hurt or killed within days or weeks of their return?"

Zach Carter

Fox Panel Trashes Republicans On Border Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.28.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON -- A Fox panel on Sunday strongly criticized Republicans for resisting immigration reform and calling to quickly deport thousands of childr...

Kate Sheppard

Climate Change Gets More Air Time On Some TV News Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– So far, 2014 has seen a renewed interest in climate change on the Sunday morning political talk shows. In just the first six months of...

New Zealand Opposition Party Offers Up Radical Shift in Rape Cases

Ravishly | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics
Ravishly

New Zealand's second-largest political party has proposed a radical change for the criminal justice system concerning rape cases -- and we could not be more into it.

Why George Will Is So Wrong About Sexual Assault on Campus

Sofie Karasek | Posted 08.31.2014 | College
Sofie Karasek

Recently, journalists from across the country have rushed to defend campus rapists and allowed men's rights activists to successfully infiltrate op-ed columns. For those of us who are survivors of sexual assault, we haven't been nearly as lucky.

A Baby Boomer's Belated Blog to George Will

Eric Trules | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Eric Trules

I mean, okay, I can accept words like "entitled" and "morally superior." I have even referred to your own brand of journalism of reeking of the latter, and isn't it funny, but now we Baby Boomers are guilty of calling the Millennial generation, our children and grandchildren, the latter.