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Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Melissa Schwartz | Posted 08.27.2014 | Media
Melissa Schwartz

It's true, most of us will never have the resources to be major financial players in political campaigns. Our advocacy lies in our voice, and in our wallets.

Women Believe Sexual Assault Is Part of the Female Experience

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

While this particular column of Will's was offensive and inaccurate, that doesn't mean the St. Louis Dispatch was right, or even wise, to discontinue running his column in general. Debate and discussion are what have helped bring much of the long and ongoing mistreatment of victims by school administrations to light.

George Will Makes MORE Awful Sexual Assault Comments

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media

George Will defended his highly controversial column about sexual assault in an interview with C-Span on Friday. The conservative commentator spar...

Chicago Tribune Passed On George Will's Controversial Column

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media

The Chicago Tribune chose not to publish George Will's sexual assault column after deeming it "misguided and insensitive," according to Media Matters....

Newspaper Yanks George Will Column After Incendiary Rape Comments

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.19.2014 | Media

George Will's incendiary column on sexual assault hasn't just earned him the ire of a slew of readers, pundits and politicians — it's now getting hi...

George Will's Column is a Teachable Moment for Our Sons

Amy Siskind | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Amy Siskind

The crisis of sexual assault on campus is very real, but likely not what you understand it to be. Some parents have conveniently brushed-off what has tragically escalated to a weekly flow of news stories about a rape at this college or that college.

On Not "Coveting" Victimhood But Committing to Change -- Rape on Campus

David Palumbo-Liu | Posted 08.13.2014 | Education
David Palumbo-Liu

It is becoming more and more clear that "sensitivity training" and the like are not without value, but they barely scratch the surface.

Where There's a Will, There's No Way

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.12.2014 | Media
Robert J. Elisberg

Perhaps George Will has other "points" to make. Perhaps George Will has a different concept of "coveted status" than much of the sane and compassionate world does.

Laura Bassett

Dem Senators Slam George Will's 'Antiquated' Column On Campus Rape | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

A group of Democratic senators penned a scathing letter to conservative Washington Post columnist George Will on Thursday, sharply rebuking Will for c...

College Rape: A Privilege?

Ariel Koren | Posted 08.12.2014 | College
Ariel Koren

I wonder, George, how it feels to have mocked the story of a woman who was raped by a friend whom she asked not to have sex with her?

Dear George Will, Here Are A Few Words On My #SurvivorPrivilege

Katie Klabusich | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Katie Klabusich

I'm not surprised when crap is written that perpetuates rape culture. That doesn't make it less important to call out and it certainly doesn't make the discussions that crop up around the idiocy less valid. Which brings us to George Will.

Why Sexual Assault Should Never Be In Quotes

Jess Wilson | Posted 08.10.2014 | Women
Jess Wilson

Every human being has an unassailable right to absolute control over his or her own body. Period. No questions. No modifiers. No extenuating circumstances. Ever.

George Will's Horrendous Column On Rape

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.09.2014 | Media

Columnist George Will thinks that being a rape victim is now a "coveted status" on college campuses. No, really. The conservative titan wrote ab...

Can We Depoliticize EPA and Bergdahl Debate? (So Far, No.)

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


BSN assumes that a) man-made carbon is accelerating warming & b) the Bergdahl swap was a 51-49 decision. Within these boundries, Lowry/Reagan clash over the EPA rule's "war on coal" and the price we paid to bring home the Afghan War's last American POW. In both, Obama acts on "Yes we can" while GOP critics say "Yes but."

George Will Strikes Out vs. Obamacare

Sandy Goodman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Spurious George, who has no problem paying for his own healthcare and, at age 73, can always depend on Medicare, doesn't have much sympathy for ordinary people who couldn't afford decent healthcare before Obamacare became law.

Is Benghazi Really a Bigger Problem Than Climate Change?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


Last week, convergence on Nader's new book. This week, divergence as Matalin and Lamarche clash over party beliefs, the GOP shrugs at warnings about extreme weather and Dems question need for a Select Committee on Hillary.

Esteemed Fox News Panel: All Science Is Wrong

New York | Posted 05.09.2014 | Media

There is no issue where educated ignorance is on more perfect display than watching the conservative movement confront scientific evidence of climate ...

Howard's Daily: Trust the Government?

Philip K. Howard | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Philip K. Howard

Government today is a tangled jungle of incoherent law and regulation because we look to words, rather than personal responsibility, as the way of safeguarding against error.

I'm A-Wondering... Sterling, Bundy, Republicans and the Good Ole' Days of Slavery

Richard Brodsky | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The degradation of history and language in the service of political argument is a profound mistake and a profound danger. America will survive Sterling and Bundy and similars. It will be harder to survive the embrace of their vocabulary by mainstream leaders.

On George Will, Paul Ryan and Assumptions About Urban Poverty

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

Yesterday is yesterday, and progress is happening. Nevertheless, George Will's piece about Paul Ryan's comments still carries some assumptions -- assumptions of choice -- at least linked to the past, even while condemning people who hear them as such.

George Will: LGBT People Are 'Sore Winners,' 'Not Neighborly'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.03.2014 | Gay Voices

Following Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's decision to veto legislation last week that would allow businesses to discriminate against the lesbian, gay, bisex...

Climate and Ukraine Heat Up... and Who's Today's Frank Underwood?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


Shrum and Torie Clarke agree that Obama should use executive authority to mitigate Climate Change and to reach energy independence... and that the U.S. lacks leverage in Ukraine Crisis. But because it's not Hungry 1956, Putin can't stem wave of democracy with troops.

On Immigration Reform: Enough With the Excuses

National Council of La Raza | Posted 04.23.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

We are tired of excuses. We want solutions. And we are not willing to wait another year.

Label Yourself and Your Business Before Someone Else Does

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

Interestingness is the instigator, the hardy pigeon that can carry your message most anywhere. Interestingness makes a message get heard above the no...

What George Will Gets Wrong about Unions, Home Healthcare Aides, and the First Amendment

Charlotte Garden | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Charlotte Garden

The misleading arguments being made by George Will, and the plaintiffs in Harris vs. Quinn, go well beyond established protections, and would cripple the system of public sector collective bargaining that has worked well for decades.