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Cub Scout Decision: To Join This "Great Organization", or Not to Join This "Homophobic Relic"?

Rick Penn-Kraus | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Rick Penn-Kraus

Where else do boys get to do so many things, in such a positive way, with their parents? There are many opportunities out there for boys, but relatively few that provide such a well-rounded, positive, and generally non-competitive atmosphere on a regular basis throughout the year.

Matt Ferner

Former Congressman Catches 'Contact Buzz' As Filmmaker Smokes Legal Weed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.) may have lost the GOP gubernatorial primary in Colorado this year, but he did get a major role in a new documentary...

Mothers As Ambassadors for Peace

Laura Bushnell | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Laura Bushnell

Mothers, you are the change we are waiting for. Women are powerful and when we join together we have the ability to transform our world.

Presidential Elections Aside, Change Can Happen

Laura Lightbody | Posted 12.26.2012 | Impact
Laura Lightbody

It is not Congress that built the auto industry in the 1920s, and it's not Congress that is going to discover the next revolutionary technology. Progress and hope are visible outside of Washington.

It Takes a Village

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 10.18.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

With 75 million aging Baby Boomers and conflicting political opinions surrounding the role of the government in caring for those who are aging, the community driven Village Model offers promise as the preferred the wave of the future.

A 'Real' Grassroots Movement

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

Saturday's welcome home gathering in Madison, Wisconsin was the 'real' thing! Ostensibly overshadowed by the events in Japan, uncovered by a weak med...

Ending Animal Abuse Is Merely a Click Away

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

I'm always surprised when I read about how we treat nonhuman animal beings. But it's incredibly easy to contribute to ending the abuse.

Whose Voice Matters Most?

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Abelson

There seems to lurk a sense among progressives that The People can't be trusted to think for themselves about the priorities of our national budget, or the direction of our country.

"Grass Roots": Episodes 3 & 4! (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Meet Miles and Harry, two political hacks working on a grass roots campaign to elect Jim Clarkson to the state legislature. Unfortunately for their ca...

"Grass Roots": An Impolitic Political Comedy (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Meet Miles and Harry, two political hacks working on a grass roots campaign to elect Jim Clarkson to the state legislature. Unfortunately for their ca...

"Grass Roots": Episodes 5 & 6!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Meet Miles and Harry, two political hacks working on a grass roots campaign to elect Jim Clarkson to the state legislature. Unfortunately for their ca...

Obama, FDR, and the Politics of Health Care Reform

Jerome Karabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerome Karabel

Obama's ability to rise to the challenge will not only determine the fate of the health care system, but whether he will join the ranks of a handful of presidents who increased the security of the American people.