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The Pending Russia/U.S. Reset: Birth of a New Business Model?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home
Daniel Wagner

Certain guiding principles have proven instrumental in shaping our views of the world. Among them, for many Americans and Russians, is the belief that...

Did the FBI Kill My Father?

Anthony Colombo | Posted 02.09.2017 | Home
Anthony Colombo

Forty-five years ago, my father, Joe Colombo, the alleged boss of the "Colombo" crime family, and founder of the Italian-American Civil Rights League, was gunned down among a crowd of thousands in one of the most highly publicized shootings in New York City's history.

Celebrate President's Day With Rare Photos Of Presidents With Celebrities Of Their Time

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 02.17.2014 | Home

What better way to celebrate President's Day 2014 than with a look back at our last 14 men in office and their famous friends? Let's be honest (for ol...

The History of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the F.B.I.

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.22.2014 | Home
Chris Weigant

I bet if you made these sorts of statements to the average American-on-the-street in 1964, they would have wholeheartedly agreed. Because the public simply had no idea of what was going on, back then. Those of us who know our history, however, just don't have that excuse today.

When Brand Power Backfires

Catherine Richardson | Posted 07.13.2013 | Home
Catherine Richardson

Hoover is classic example of a brand who's success ultimately lead to its demise, as so many of us now say we're "hoovering" when we're using a Dyson. Google is a dangerously long way down this slippery slope.

Petraeus's Public Shaming Better Than Hoover's Alternative

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.14.2013 | Home
Chris Weigant

In a way, I'm glad that David Petraeus's sex scandal is playing out across the pages and television screens of the mass media. Because one of the alternative ways it could have been handled is so much worse.

At the Baron Investment Conference: The Dumbest Crowd I've Ever Been In

Charles Alexander | Posted 12.15.2012 | Home
Charles Alexander

Ron Baron refused to reveal his choice for president, but he dropped major hints that he thought his customers were not seeing things the right way. He noted that while many of his wealthy friends voted for Obama in 2008, most were switching to Romney. He seemed puzzled by that.

Blood Clot Hoovered From Boy's Heart In World-First Operation

Posted 08.08.2012 | Home

A 2-year-old boy has made medical history. When doctors opted to use a mini-vacuum, a device regularly used on adult cardiac patients, to suck out a l...

The F Word: No Solutions at State of the Union

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura Flanders

Obama will deliver his take on the State of the Union tonight, and while Congress has bickered about bipartisan seating, it doesn't matter where anyon...

The F Word: Constitutional Lessons For the New Congress

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura Flanders

The Republican lawmakers who read the Constitution out loud as their very first act in the new Congress better bask in their Tea Party glow -- because they're not going to feel the love from Constitutional scholars.

The F Word: Fighting Class War Fighting Bob Style

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura Flanders

Obama spoke to a labor crowd in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Monday, calling for new energy investment, and new infrastructure. The word most people want t...

4 Young Women: Their Days End

Nancy Snow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Nancy Snow

This is a story about the loss of four young women that gets worse as more information is revealed. One week ago I was lying on my aunt's couch in ...

Too Soon To Tell? Judging A President's Progress

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The New York Review of Books Huffington Post: At the anniversary of the election of Barack Obama, we're taking a close look at how he's done and what...

The White House and Holidays of the Past

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kate Kelly

Some of Truman's assistants had traveled to Havana over the holiday, and the President thought it might be fun to have customs agents "bottle them up" (detain them) for a good long while on their return home.

100 Days of Obama and the Global Economy

Blythe McGarvie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Blythe McGarvie

"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it" as Amerian George Santayana wrote. One of the best ways to understand Obama's first 100...

Fear Recedes

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Berman

Common knowledge doesn't influence markets, only true surprises do.

Jack Valenti: FBI Investigated Top LBJ Aide's Sexuality

Washington Post | Joe Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When Beltway insider Jack Valenti died two years ago at age 85, he was playing the role of intermediary between Washington and Hollywood as the theatr...

Is the U.S a Banana Republic?

Michael Pento | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Pento

The two hallmarks of a banana republic are very high rates of inflation coupled with substantial government controls over the economy, which lead to high rates of unemployment and poverty.

The Man Who Changed the World?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Wanting to change the world is different from having to. The latter is what's expected of Barack Obama if he's elected. The huge crowds he keeps att...

J Edgar Hoover Planned Mass Jailings, Suspension Of Habeus Corpus

New York Times | Tim Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A newly declassified document shows that J. Edgar Hoover, the longtime director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, had a plan to suspend habeas c...