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12 Steamy Caribbean All-Inclusives for Adult Indulgence

Oyster | Posted 02.05.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Family vacations can be great, of course. But sometimes, adults need a getaway geared exclusively to grown-up tastes.

Ronald Reagan Would Be Denounced as a Foreign Policy Weakling by Today's GOP Presidential Candidates

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.04.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Reagan likely would find the entire discussion a bit, well, "liberal" in the sense of assuming that more dollars spent is the only way to deliver more security.

So What If a Majority of Americans Wants to Send Ground troops to Syria?

Kirby Goidel | Posted 12.13.2015 | Politics
Kirby Goidel

When posed with the possibility of war, in theory, Americans like the idea of invading other countries. In practice -- when lives are actually lost -- they like invading other countries much less. When an invasion seems like it might be costly, Americans often prefer more limited airstrikes or no military involvement at all.

The Barrel and the Bubble

Write for the Future | Posted 10.18.2015 | College
Write for the Future

If Gramps could create a better life after leaving his homeland in a barrel, I could handle smiling in a restaurant twice a week.

The 15 Best Adults-Only Resorts in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel
Oyster

There are times when getting away with the kids is great, and times when getting away from them sounds even better. For those latter moments, here are this year's 15 best adult-only resorts in the Caribbean.

#IAmMoreThan My Scars

Shantonia Wayne | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women
Shantonia Wayne

I have always risen above my circumstances and my leg has never stopped me from pursuing my dreams, it may have slowed me down but never took my hope away.

From Junkanoo to Brukdown: A Booty-Shakin' Tour of the Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Don't get me wrong. I love Jamaican reggae music. Ditto for its two predecessors, rocksteady and ska, and before that mento and old-time calypso. But down in the Caribbean you'll hear all kinds of other booty-shaking rhythms.

10 Crazy Expensive Hotels With Rates That Will Blow Your Mind

Oyster | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Last week, we gave you the low down on just how low hotel rates can go. And we pleasantly discovered they can get quite low; all 10 properties that made our "cheapest hotels" list cost $22/night or less!

Ronald Reagan Was No Neocon: Peace Through Strength Did Not Mean War at Any Price

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics
Doug Bandow

A de facto peacenik who was horrified by the prospect of needless war, Reagan likely would have been appalled by the aggressive posturing of most of the Republicans currently seeking the White House.

9 Budget Beach Hotels That Are Really, Truly Cheap

Oyster | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Finding an acceptable beach hotel on a shoestring budget is no mean feat -- and it can be all the more frustrating when recommendations from well-meaning friends leave you wondering whether they understand what "budget" really means.

The 12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Oyster | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel
Oyster

No matter the destination where you're heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it's nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won't shock you with any unwanted surprises.

Review: American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity

Peter Van Buren | Posted 04.26.2015 | Books
Peter Van Buren

Chris Appy's American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity is a book-length essay on the Vietnam War and how it changed the way Americans think of ourselves and our foreign policy.

Welcome To The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas...

Is This a Real-Life Hobbit Hole or a Hotel?! Maybe Both...

Oyster | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Sleeping in a Hobbit hole is a fantasy for many, and this hotel may be as close as you can get. And unlike the Hobbit holes in the Shire, this property faces the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean.

Congenital Resolve

Steven Clifford | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Operation INHERENT RESOLVE is the name for our military intervention against ISIL. Obama selected this strategy because it was his least worst policy ...

Cuba Libre: Obama Frees a Monster in America's Head

Dan Siegel | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics
Dan Siegel

The Cold War against Cuba not only made life worse for ordinary Cubans. It also diminished America's own democracy and undermined its lofty spoken commitments to human rights and the rule of law.

This Dog Is Battling Bone Cancer And Had His Leg Amputated, But He's Still Loving Life

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.05.2014 | Good News

Life has not been easy for this pooch, but it hasn't stopped him from living it up. A short film uploaded to YouTube called "Tri-Pawed: Embracing ...

We Need a Marshall Plan for Clean Energy in the Caribbean

Richard Schiffman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Unlike an industrial powerhouse like Germany, for example, few Caribbean countries are in a position to fully exploit their renewable energy potential.

Obama Isn't Weak, He's Simply Emulating Reagan

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Aside from the various economic and political similarities faced by both leaders, there's one thing that critics fail to remember when evaluating the current president: Obama's uncanny ability to emulate Ronald Regan.

Sailing the Grenadines -- By the Whim of the Wind

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

"Hark now, hear the sailors' cry. Smell the sea and feel the sky." -- Van Morrison Friends had told me about an old, iconic ship that offered a most...

Ukraine 2014 Is Grenada 1983

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

Before the U.S. gets too worked up about the Russian "invasion" of Ukraine, it should recall its own invasion in 1983 of the idyllic island of Grenada some 100 miles from the United States.

The Missing Piece of the Entrepreneurial Puzzle

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
N. Kimron Corion

entrepreneurs tend to go full speed ahead, without first understanding one of the fundamental principles of business planning, and that is first identifying their customer profile.

Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture in Grenada

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
N. Kimron Corion

Students need to know that they do not need to leave school and go look for jobs, but that they can leave school and create jobs, thereby creating employment not only for themselves, but also for others.

True Love: Where Do Your Chocolate Hearts Come From?

Mark Schuller | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Mark Schuller

Valentine's Day is around the corner. One of the ways in our consumer society we are encouraged to show our love is through buying chocolate. But is it true love on the other end?

Meatless Monday: Spice Me Up for Christmas

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

If the idea of anything other than a white Christmas seems strange, spend Christmas in the islands -- they love it there, decorating lavishly, yet tro...